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Corrections Deputy Charged with Custodial Misconduct

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  November 22, 2013

CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
Media line: 425-359-9323

The Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office has charged Corrections Deputy Sean Wright with 1st degree custodial misconduct.  The charges were filed following a criminal investigation conducted by the Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit regarding allegations made by a female inmate against Wright.

Wright, who is 34 years-old and has been an employee with Snohomish County Corrections since June of 2010, was placed on paid administrative leave June 5th.

The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Accountability has begun an internal investigation to determine if Wright violated any Sheriff’s Office policies or procedures.