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Miller County Jailer Arrested in Connection to Sexual Assault of an Inmate

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Posted at 3:32 PM, May 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-09 11:54:24-04

COLQUITT, Ga. (WTXL) - A Miller County jailer has been arrested in connection to an alleged sexual assault against an inmate.

The GBI Thomasville Field Office was requested to investigate an alleged sexual assault against a female inmate at the Miller County Jail.

Between April 5th and May 5th, Miller County Jailer Stanley Shephard of Colquitt is alleged to have committed 2 counts of Sexual Assault against an inmate. 

Shephard was arrested on 2 felony warrants on Monday, where he surrendered himself to the Miller County Jail. 

Shephard was booked on the charges stemming from the GBI Investigation.