The Bell County Grand Jury has indicted former correctional officer Rusty Cook on Violate Civil Rights Person in Custody and Sexual Assault charges.
Bell County Sheriff’s Department Special Crimes Unit arrested Cook back in September.
A statement issued by Bell County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Robert Reinhard stated the Cook, while employed as a correctional officer at the Bell County Jail ” intentionally engaged in sexual contact with a female inmate.”
He also stated that during the investigation conducted by the Bell County Sheriff’s Department Special Crimes Unit, along with Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Ranger, Cook confessed to having a sexual relationship with the inmate.
Cook resigned from the Bell County Sheriff’s Department.