Jail Employee Charged With Sexual Misconduct

A Bay County corrections officer is in big trouble after allegedly having sex with a female inmate Saturday.

Christopher Michael Byrd is a nurse at the Bay County Jail annex on Nehi Road where the incident allegedly occurred.

According to the arrest report, Byrd asked a corrections officer to bring the inmate into the medical unit where he then allegedly had sex with her.

Police say Byrd told the corrections officer a manager had cleared the inmate to be in the medical unit with no supervision.

Bryd was arrested Saturday night. A judge set bond at $5,000.