Former Harris County jailer accused of giving alcohol, tobacco to inmate

Lauren N. Sandefer, 25, is charged with bringing a prohibited item into a correctional facility.

April 14, 2014 11:20:34 AM PDT
A former Harris County detention officer is facing charges, accused of smuggling alcohol and tobacco to an inmate last year.

Lauren N. Sandefer, 25, who was fired in February, is now charged with bringing a prohibited item into a correctional facility. She was arrested on Monday.

Bail in her case has been set at $5,000.

Sandefer, who started working at the Harris County Sheriff's Office last year, is the third former Harris County Jail detention officer charged with a crime this year for delivering contraband to inmates.


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