GREENE COUNTY, Mo. — A Greene County Detention Officer has been arrested and charged for inappropriate conduct with a female inmate.
According to a release from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, their office received information regarding the misconduct between the inmate and a detention officer.
GCSO’s investigation of the claims led to the arrest of 20-year-old Alejandro Lopez.
Lopez had been employed with GCSO since 2022. According to online court documents, he’s charged with:
- Two counts attempted sexual conduct in the course of public duty
- One count of first-degree sexual misconduct
- Two counts of second-degree sexual misconduct
- Two counts of fourth-degree assault
GCSO said Sheriff Jim Arnott personally arrested Lopez, later stating, “This office serves the citizens with a high standard of integrity, professionalism, and dedication. Instances like these will not be tolerated.”