Former jail guard arrested on misconduct charge


DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) _ A former jail guard in South Carolina has been arrested and charged with misconduct in office.

Darlington County Sheriff’s Lt. Robby Kilgo said in a news release Monday that Ashley Kameil Sims is accused of illegally using an electronic benefits card that belonged to a jail inmate.

Sims is being held in the Darlington County jail and is awaiting a bond hearing. There is no word on whether Sims has an attorney yet.

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