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Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility staffer arrested

February 29, 2020 GMT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — For the second time in a week, a Nebraska state prisons employee has been arrested on suspicion of unauthorized communication with an inmate.

Carley Broadfoot, 20, is a corporal at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility in Omaha and was arrested Friday on the felony count, the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said in a news release. Broadfoot has been employed at the facility since October and will be fired, the release said.

On Tuesday, 58-year-old Brenda Alvardo, a chemical dependency counselor at the Omaha Correctional Center, was arrested on the same charge.