Westchester prison guard guilty of having sex with inmate


WHITE PLAINS – A guard at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility was convicted on two counts, following a jury trial.  Rasheen Smalls, 35, of Yonkers, New York, was found guilty of one count of criminal sexual act in the third degree, a felony and one count of official misconduct, a misdemeanor.
On July 28, 2015 at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Smalls, while on duty at the facility as a corrections officer, entered a utility closet of one of the housing units with the victim and engaged in oral sexual conduct with her.
The victim was deemed incapable of consent by virtue of her being an inmate. 
Smalls was placed in the Westchester County Jail in Valhalla, pending sentencing on August 10. He faces one and a half to four years in state prison. 

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