Former Corrections Officer Accused of Sexual Contact with Inmate
A former employee with the Iowa Department of Corrections is facing a charge after allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with an inmate. 49 year-old Fort Dodge resident Desiree Sells made her initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court on a misdemeanor charge of sexual misconduct w/ offenders. According to a criminal complaint, on February 22 of last year, Sells allegedly engaged in a sex act with an individual committed to the department of corrections. At the time, she was a corrections officer . A Department of Corrections spokesman said Sells employment ended on March 13. Sells posted $2,000 bond, which was continued. A future preliminary hearing was waived by the public defenders office.