Former Dauphine prison officer charged with indecent assault of an inmate

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (WHTM) — According to a press release from Dauphin County officials, onriday, January 13, 2023, a former Dauphin County Jail corrections officer has been charged with indecent assault of an inmate.

Donald Drepola Jr., 47, of Gettysburg worked as a corrections officer for 21 months before leaving Dauphin County.

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According to the press release and court documents, the inmate could not have legally consented to the alleged assault, which occurred on October 31, 2022, because Drepola was serving as a correctional officer.

A summons has been issued by District Court Judge Drepola. No preliminary hearing date has been set at this time.