Macon County correctional officer charged with official misconduct

DECATUR - A 25-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office has been arrested and charged with Official Misconduct.  Cpl. Penny Adams was arrested at the Law Enforcement Center on May 16, accused of providing a cell phone to an inmate housed in the Macon County Jail.

Adams was released May 17 after posting bond.  Macon County Sheriff Tom Schneider says he's disappointed, and will not tolerate Adams' actions.

Detectives from the Macon County Sheriff's Office continue to investigate.

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