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Detention Officer Charged with Felony Sexual Misconduct

According to court documents, 27-year-old Michael Allen Byrd has been charged with felony sexual misconduct with a prisoner in both Daviees and Clinton county.

Posted: Mar 29, 2018 10:28 AM
Updated: Mar 29, 2018 10:29 AM

A jailer with the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail is facing multiple felony charges.

According to court documents, 27-year-old Michael Allen Byrd has been charged with felony sexual misconduct with a prisoner in both Daviess and Clinton county.

Documents say Byrd forced several female inmates to engage in sexual acts including one on I-35 near Cameron as he was transporting an inmate from Jackson County.

Although Byrd was arrested, he posted a $15,000 cash bond.

He's due in the Daviess County Courthouse on April 17. 

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