McClelland was charged in August with sexually assaulting the officer and a nurse who labored for the state’s jail well being care supplier. A number of months later, McClelland was charged with sexually assaulting two different individuals who labored on the jail, in line with the lawsuit.
Mark Mendoza, an lawyer representing McClelland, didn’t instantly reply to phone messages in search of touch upon the lawsuit and sexual assault allegations.
In an announcement, the Arizona Division of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry mentioned its investigators arrested McClelland after they examined the allegations after which despatched the case to prosecutors.
The company mentioned it “has zero tolerance for felony conduct by its workers or offenders beneath supervision, and helps prosecution to the fullest extent of the regulation.”
The company didn’t point out in an earlier information launch concerning the August arrest of McClelland that the alleged victims labored on the jail. Officers on Wednesday declined to substantiate that the 4 alleged victims had labored there.
Trevor Smith, a spokesman for Pinal County Legal professional Kent Volkmer’s workplace, which is prosecuting McClelland, confirmed that McClelland is charged with sexually assaulting 4 alleged victims, however didn’t say whether or not they labored on the jail.
Whereas corrections officers mentioned McClelland was terminated, the lawsuit mentioned he resigned 5 days after his arrest.