Counselor accused of delivering phones to inmates

  • Associated Press
  • January 10, 2014 - 7:45 AM

BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. — A drug and alcohol counselor is accused of providing cell phones to inmates at the Jackson Correctional Institution in exchange for money.

The 52-year-old Sparta woman is facing two felonies following her arrest several days ago. The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram ( ) says the counselor was a contracted employee who worked at the prison.

Jackson County sheriff's officials say prison employees got a tip about the phones and recovered two of them.

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