MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A Midland County Jailer is facing some serious charges after receiving a report of sexual harassment of female inmates by a male jailer.
Michael Dingle is charged with 4 counts of official oppression and four counts of violation of civil rights of a person in custody.
We're told that approximately 3 weeks ago, Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter learned of possible problems involving sexual harassment of female inmates by a male jailer.
Authorities said the possible violations occurred by a jailer assigned to see female inmates in a cooking area of the jail.
The investigation into the case is ongoing.