Corrections officer behind bars

Published 12:33 pm Thursday, March 26, 2020

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A Covington County Jail corrections officer is behind bars after promoting prison contraband.

On March 25, at 3 pm, an investigation at the Covington County Jail revealed corrections officer Justin Potter, promoting prison contraband.

Potter was arrested and placed in the Covington County Jail. Potter was released on a $3,000 bond.
“It’s a really sad day for our community when on officer strays and takes advantage of situations like this,” Sheriff Blake Turman said. “I am truly disappointed. This officer had recently completed the Corrections officer course and has now shamed the Department, our community and cost tax dollars. We will not overlook his actions.”