Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Ramsey County, ND) -- A former North Dakota jail worker is being charged with abusing her authoritative power and having sex with an inmate.

Court records show 36-year-old Shandra Jaquith is charged with a felony count of sexual abuse of a ward.

A file from late October states that Jaquith had a sexual relationship with an inmate at the Lake Regional Law Enforcement Center in Devils Lake in February 2020.