Corrections officer accused of stealing from inmate

Corrections officer accused of stealing from inmate

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - A Hancock County corrections officer finds herself on the other side of the law.

Sheriff Ricky Adam said Corrections Officer Lisa Lavigne is accused of stealing from someone who she was booking into the county jail.

Adam said after the victim filed a complaint, and authorities collected enough evidence to charge Lavigne with grand larceny.

She was arrested and booked into jail. She has since bonded out.

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