JOSHUA TREE, Calif : (VVNG.com)- A 24-year-old San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested after authorities discovered he was having sexual contact with numerous female inmates.
On July 1, 2016, members of the Sheriff’s Department received information that a deputy sheriff, Brian Derryberry, was engaging in sexual activity with a female adult while she was incarcerated at the Morongo Jail.
The allegation was immediately investigated by detectives from the Specialized Investigations Division.
During the investigation, detectives obtained credible evidence indicating Derryberry had sexual contact with numerous female inmates while they were housed at the Morongo Jail.
As a result of the investigation, detectives arrested Derryberry on July 8, 2016, at 5:05 p.m. and booked him at the High Desert Detention Center for Sexual Activity with a Confined Consenting Adult and Oral Copulation with a Confined Consenting Adult.
He is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail. Derryberry was a member of the Sheriff’s Department since April, 2014.
His last assignment was at the Morongo Station. Derryberry is no longer employed by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
(source: Sheriff’s press release)