Correctional Officer arrested for trafficking at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility

25-year-old Aaron McQuaid was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with trafficking with an inmate and official misconduct.

Posted: Sep 29, 2017 3:02 AM
Updated: Sep 29, 2017 3:02 AM

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A Correctional Officer finds himself on the wrong side of the law.

25-year-old Aaron McQuaid was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with trafficking with an inmate and official misconduct.

McQuaid admitted to having tobacco in a pill bottle and a suboxone strip in his wallet along with $180. Investigators say he also admitted to previously smuggling 50 suboxone strips into the facility for an offender in exchange for a $500 pay-off.

Officials say McQuaid was fired and taken to the Sullivan County Jail.

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