An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has led to the indictment of a former probation officer on a rape charge, authorities said Monday.
TBI special agents began investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against Bryant L. Thomas, 30, in February 2017 at the request of Seventh District Attorney General Dave Clark in Anderson County, a press release said.
At that time, Thomas was employed as a probation parole officer with the Tennessee Department of Correction, the press release said.
When they investigated, agents learned that Thomas allegedly initiated illicit sexual contact with a female probationer whom he supervised, the press release said.
Last week, the Anderson County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Thomas with one count of sexual contact with probationer or parolee, and one count of rape, the press release said.
On Monday, he turned himself in and was booked into the Anderson County Detention Facility in Clinton on a $75,000 bond.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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