Maury Correctional Facility employee facing sex crime charge
MAURY, Greene County - An employee with the Maury Correctional Facility has been arrested on a sex-related charge.
Yolanda Denise Harrison, 36, of Macclesfield, was arrested on Friday and charged with one count of sexual act by a prison employee. The arrest came after Sheriff Lemmie Smith reported an investigation began by the sheriff's office. Harrison confessed to having a sexual relationship with inmate Michael Beckham.
She had been employed as a case manager at the facility for around six months before she resigned and was arrested. She was given a $50,000 secured bond and will be in court on June 16.