Carter County Court Bailiff Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female Inmate

Reported by: Tom Kenny
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Updated: 11/13/2013 8:32 pm
State Police said a Carter County Sheriff's Office Court Bailiff was arrested after receiving a report involving the possible sexual assault of a female inmate at the Carter County Detention Center.

Jail officials said during an internal investigation into possible illegal activity between inmates, they discovered that a Deputy with the Carter County Sheriff's Office, who was employed as a Court Bailiff and responsible for Court security and inmate transfers, had sexually assaulted a female inmate.

On Wednesday, November 13th, State Police arrested Earl Buckler, 63, of Grayson, and charged him with Sodomy 3rd Degree. 

He was lodged in the Carter County Detention Center.

The investigation is ongoing, according to State Police.
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