Former RCDC Corrections Officer Sentenced to Two Years Behind Bars

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

She took an oath to protect and serve, instead she broke the law.

A former Reeves County Detention Center corrections officer has been sentenced to a little more than two years in federal prison.

Kimberly Owens plead guilty to accepting a bribe from an inmate's family member in return for smuggling in contraband.

Owens received a paid vacation to Mexico and cash from the inmate's family member.

After she serves her time, Owens will be under 3 years of probation.