Former prison guard pleads guilty to having sex with inmate
Samuel Hawkins, 51, faces up to 15 years in prison
HOUSTON – A former guard at the Federal Detention Center in Houston pleaded guilty to one count of sexual abuse of a ward.
According to the Department of Justice, Samuel Hawkins, 51, knowingly engaged in a sexual relationship with an inmate detained at the detention center in November.
Hawkins faces up to 15 years in prison and a possible fine of $250,000.
His sentence hearing is set for July 27.
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