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Jim Wells County Jailer Arrested for Stealing from an Inmate

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JIM WELLS COUNTY (Kiii News) -

A corrections officer at the Jim Wells County Jail wound up behind bars on Thursday. He was arrested for stealing money from an inmate.

Gerardo Contreras admitted to Alice police that he stole $150 from a man who had just been booked into the jail. The money was found in the jailer's personal vehicle.

Contreras was immediately fired by the Jim Wells County sheriff.