By Sheila McLaughlin
The Cincinnati Enquirer
LEBANON - For the second time in two years, a guard at the Warren Correctional Institution (WCI) has been indicted for an alleged sexual relationship with an inmate.
A Warren County grand jury Monday charged Norma Dunson with two counts of sexual battery, accusing the 37-year-old Batavia woman of having sex with convicted robber Cletus Hines.
Prosecutor Tim Oliver said the illegal affair started soon after Ms. Dunson began working at the prison in January 1999.It ended in June 2000, when Mr. Hines was moved to another prison, he said. Mr. Hines began advertising on a prison pen pal Web site, where he characterized himself as a "romantic idealist."
That same month, another female employee at WCI was charged with sexual battery for having sex with a convicted killer who worked for her there. Tamara Welton, a quartermaster from Morrow, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to six months in prison.
In both cases, the liaisons are considered criminal because the women had supervisory or disciplinary authority over the inmates.
In other grand jury actions, two men were accused in unrelated incidents of sexually assaulting women who were intoxicated. Graylin Prince, 21, of Maineville, is charged with rape and sexual battery. Patrick Diblasio, 23, of Loveland, is charged with two counts of sexual battery.
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