Two corrections officers have been arrested. The State Law Enforcement Division has arrested two guards from the Department of Juvenile Justice, accused of attacking a 17-year-old inmate. Forty-two-year-old Clarence Frazier and 35-year old Damieon Moody have been charged with third degree assault and battery and misconduct in office.
SLED officials say that the incident began on June 3rd, when 17-year-old Evens Pierre put a rock inside a sock and hit an officer in the head with it. The two guards are accused of attacking Pierre in his cell later that day.
Pierre has also been charged with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.