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Case Number: 1:20-cr-00099-TSK-MJA
Judge: Thomas S. Kleeh
Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia (Harrison County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Clarksburg, WV: Criminal defense lawyer represented defendant charged with sexual abuse of an inmated.
Scott Douglas Born, a former correctional officer at Federal Correctional Institution Hazelton’s Female Facility, was charged for the sexual abuse of an inmate.
Born, 33, of Bruceton Mills, West Virginia, pled guilty in February 2021 to one count of “Sexual Abuse of a Ward.” Born admitted to accepting oral sex from an inmate at the secure female facility from September 2018 to January 2019.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Department of Justice Office of Inspector General investigated.
SEXUAL ABUSE OF AN ADULT WARD IN CUSTODY
Outcome: Defendant committed to the custody of the BOP for a term of 3 months; 3 years supervised release with the first 2 months on home detention w/electronic monitoring; $100 special assessment; no fine or restitution