OSSINING, N.Y. -- The New York State Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigation at Hawthorne arrested 35-year-old Evita Hinds, of Queens on Tuesday on the charge of rape in the third degree (a Class E - Felony) as a result of an investigation of an incident that occurred on May 30, 2015 at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in Ossining.
While employed as a corrections officer at the facility, Hinds allegedly engaged in sexual intercourse with an inmate, police said.
She was arraigned before the Town of Ossining Court and released on her own recognizance to return before said court on Dec. 1 at 9 a.m.
The case was referred to State Police by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Office of Special Investigations.
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