Grand jury to hear Sandusky County jail abuse case

A Sandusky County grand jury is slated to hear a case involving three county jail guards accused of sexually abusing a naked, mentally ill woman locked in a jail cell.
Emil Whitis
Aug 15, 2012

 

A Sandusky County grand jury is slated to hear a case involving three county jail guards accused of sexually abusing a naked, mentally ill woman locked in a jail cell. 

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Tuesday the grand jury is scheduled to hear the case Sept. 18.

That’s about eight months after the Jan. 10 incident involving jail guards Frank Kaiser, 31; Charlie Pump, 34; and Joshua Smith, who have since lost their jobs.     

The three men were all working the same shift at the Sandusky County jail Jan. 10 when a 21-year-old schizophrenic woman returned to the jail after a court hearing. Investigators later concluded Kaiser, Pump and Smith played varying roles in harassing the inmate while she was locked in the cell alone.

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Comments

The Rudy

 they should indeed face criminal charges, they were in a position of responsibility and were malfeasant of that duty.

Seen it All

I truly hope these guys are charged and convicted!

Julie R.

I don't know what took so long but better late than never. They should have faced criminal charges from the onset. 

freedom12

 It really sadens me that all of you are so quick to attack these men who are protecting our saftey. Know the facts before attacking these men. No criminal charges should be pressed. The Sandusky Register is a terrible newspaper that only promotes the agenda of criminals. They should be ashame for trying to destroy these mens lives. Shame on you Sandusky Reigster. Shame you for defending a woman with a criminal history. Shame on you

wiredmama222

It will be interesting to see what the grand jury has to say about these three and whether charges are brought about.