An employee of the McCracken County jail was arrested on Sunday and charged with official misconduct.
According to Kentucky State Police, they were contacted by McCracken County Jailer Bill Adams in reference to a theft complaint.
State police said, while acting Deputy Jailer Jessica M. Graham was searching a female inmate, she located and took $200 in cash.
Graham was charged with official misconduct and theft by unlawful taking.
She was lodged in the McCracken County Jail.