SEDGWICK COUNTY, Colo. --The sheriff of Sedgwick County is accused of having sex with a prisoner in custody. He made his first court appearance Wednesday where he was advised of the four charges against him. The judge set Tom Hanna's bond at $250,000.
He was arrested Tuesday. The prosecutor from the 13th Judicial District recused herself from the case. A special prosecutor from the 18th Judicial District will handle the case from this point forward.
Hanna was transferred from the Logan County jail to Weld County for safety reasons. He arrested some of the inmates who are in the Logan County jail.
The sheriff of Sedgwick County is accused of having sex with a prisoner in custody, we confirmed Wednesday.
Sheriff Tom Hanna was arrested Tuesday.
Court records show Hanna faces charges of sexual conduct in a correctional institute, sexual assault on an at-risk adult, soliciting prostitution and official misconduct.
Officials from the 13th Judicial District Attorney's office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation made the arrest.
Hanna was initially taken to the Logan County Detention Center and then moved to the Weld County Jail.
A spokesman for the Logan County Sheriff's Office said an advisement hearing for Hanna that was expected to happen Tuesday afternoon was rescheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m.
This story will be updated as we get more information.