Female Correctional Officer Charged With Having Sex With an InmateFeb 22nd, 2013 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article
Police have arrested a 39 year old female corrections officer on the charge of rape. It is alleged that she had a sexual relationship with an inmate.
Tyshinia Love Brewster of the City of Poughkeepsie has worked at the Downstate Correctional Facility in Dutchess County for the past seven years. She is charged with the felony of 3rd degree rape, for carrying on a sexual affair with an inmate at the Fishkill facility since 2012. The charge of rape is enforced because an inmate cannot legally consent to sex.
Brewster was arrested on February 20 and arraigned Fishkill Town Court. She was released to re-appear March 20.
According to police, it is believed that Brewster is six months pregnant with the inmate’s child.
Brewster was also charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor.
The inmate has since been transferred to a new facility.