RI State Police arrest correctional officer
The Superintendent of the RI State Police announced on Twitter the arrest of a correctional officer at the Adult Correctional Institutions on charges he had sexual relations with several inmates during a two-year period.
The officer, Colin Umoh 40, of Warwick, was charged with seven counts of sexual relations with inmates which is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine up to $10,000.
He is charged with having sexual relations with three different females on several occasions.
Umoh was released on $20,000 personal recognizance pending further court action.
He has been on paid administrative leave since August 2019, when the allegations were reported.