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Jail guards arrested for extorting sex from female inmates in exchange for drugs and to dismiss charges

By Mason White 11:50 AM September 2, 2014
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By: Hydar Tomar
(Scroll down for video) Women at a jail in New Mexico, filed complaints with police over sexual misconduct by jailhouse employees.

Three guards of the Sierra County Detention Center, are accused of threatening inmates until they agreed to have sex with them.

Interestingly, they live in a city called Truth or Consequences.

After a two-month long investigation, officers of the Truth or Consequences Police Department arrested two officers and are still looking to arrest a third man, who no longer works at the jail.

Police have arrested Virgil Eaton, 38, and Miguel Herrera, 22. Joshua Corley, 22, has a warrant out for his arrest.

According to the criminal complaint, the men received oral sex from inmates in exchange for prescription pills and in some cases, they offered to drop charges of an inmate in exchange for sex.

The men face charges including rape and bringing contraband into jail.