LYNWOOD (CBSLA) — A 29-year-old sheriff’s department employee surrendered to investigators Tuesday after being accused of engaging in sexual activity with a detainee at a women’s jail in Lynwood.
Roy’ce Bass was working as a non-sworn custody agent at Century Regional Detention Facility, 11705 Alameda St., when he allegedly engaged in sexual activity with at least one detainee between August 2017 and January 2018, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: Goldstein Investigates: Dozens Of Fire Safety Violations Reported at LAX
“The Sheriff’s Department finds these allegations deeply troubling,” the department said in Tuesday statement. “We are committed to transparency and holding our employees fully accountable.”READ MORE: CHP Reports 2 More Possible Shooting Incidents On 91 Freeway In Corona
Bass was charged with four counts of engaging in a sexual activity with a detainee, the department said.MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Woman Punches Would-Be Car Thief, Chases Him Down Corona Street
Bass was booked at the Marina Del Rey Station and released on $100,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in court Nov. 13.