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A former corrections officer in Devils Lake charged with sexual assault of an inmate appears in court for first time

Devils Lake, ND (WDAY TV) - A former corrections officer in Devils Lake, charged with inappropriate sexual contact with an inmate, has made his first court appearance.2 / 2

A former corrections officer in Devils Lake charged with sexual assault of an inmate appears in court for the first time.

The officer lost his job after the incident, and could spend up to five years behind bars if convicted.

Adam Ladwig reports.

Adam Ladwig

Adam Ladwig joined WDAZ as the Devils Lake bureau reporter in January, 2012. Prior to that he reported for KDUH-TV in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Adam has won multiple awards during his time at WDAZ, including an Eric Sevareid award and a Regional Emmy Award as part of team coverage during the search for Anthony Kuznia.  A Colorado native, Adam graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Journalism. He misses the Rocky Mountains, but the kind people of North Dakota more than make up for that. He is thrilled to be in the Lake Region, telling stories that matter. In his spare time, Adam is usually futilely attempting to get in shape, or cheering for his beloved Denver Broncos.

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