Lincoln County, TN correctional officer charged with sexually assaulting inmate

Tavarus Carr

A correctional officer in Lincoln County, Tennessee was fired after being charged with assaulting an inmate.

Posted: May 6, 2020 2:48 PM
Updated: May 6, 2020 3:04 PM

A correctional officer in Lincoln County, Tennessee is charged with sexually assaulting an inmate.

The suspect worked in the Lincoln County Jail but was fired after his arrest. He’s accused of sexually assaulting a female inmate at the sheriff’s office on Apr. 20.

Agents arrested and charged Tavarus Carr on Tuesday with one count of sexual contact with an inmate. He was booked in the Lincoln County Jail on a $5,000 bond.

Huntsville
Partly Cloudy
60° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 60°
Florence
Partly Cloudy
63° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 63°
Fayetteville
Partly Cloudy
59° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 59°
Decatur
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 58°
Scottsboro
Partly Cloudy
56° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 56°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

 

Community Events