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Former Rapid City jail worker accused of sex with inmate

RAPID CITY (AP) — A Rapid City woman has pleaded not guilty to having sexual contact with an inmate while employed at the Pennington County Jail.

Thirty-eighty-year-old Kimberly Johnson is accused of having a romantic relationship with a 39-year-old male inmate in September, while working as a staff assistant in the jail's medical department. She was fired after the alleged incident.

The Rapid City Journal reports Johnson could face up to two years in prison if convicted of the felony offense.

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