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Deputies indicted on federal charges

Stephanie Henry (Source: Dougherty Co. Jail) Stephanie Henry (Source: Dougherty Co. Jail)
Kevin Clark and Juanita Clark (Source: Dougherty Co. Jail) Kevin Clark and Juanita Clark (Source: Dougherty Co. Jail)
Santos Ruizgonzalez (Source: Dougherty Co. Jail) Santos Ruizgonzalez (Source: Dougherty Co. Jail)

August 25, 2003

Albany-- Two jailers are accused of physically abusing inmates, two others of covering up the violence. The indictments came down this afternoon from the federal grand jury in Macon. 

Prosecutors say jailer Stephanie Henry grabbed inmate Nancy Eldeek around the neck and bent her backwards over a wall in March 2002. Henry is charged with deprivation of rights, conspiracy and witness tampering.

Kevin Clark and Juanita Clark are both charged with conspiracy and witness tampering for falsifying reports about the incident.

In a seperate case, Santos Ruizgonzalez is accused of hitting inmate Kelvin Boyd in the head with handcuffs. Boyd's hands were cuffed behind his back at the time.

Ruizgonzalez is charged with deprivation of rights, conspiracy and witness tampering and false declaration. All four have been suspended without pay. 

Sheriff Jamil Saba is out of town and no one else from the Sheriff's Department would comment on the case.

posted at 5:50PM by dave.miller@walb.com

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