Big Spring Jailer behind bars accused of sexually assaulting an inmate

Staff Report

NewsWest 9

A former Big Spring jailer on the wrong side of the law.

Jury selection started Monday for the trial of Lawrence Wayne Hein, who's accused of sexually assaulting an inmate.

Hein was arrested and charged following an investigation by Texas Rangers, after DNA testing implicated hein as having had sex with a female inmate.

Hein has been charged with violating the civil rights of an inmate, if convicted he faces up to two years in prison.