Franklin Co. Jail Employee Facing Several Misconduct Charges Following Investigation

Franklin Co. Jail Employee Facing Several Misconduct Charges Following Investigation

Franklin Co. – A Franklin Co. Jail employee is facing multiple sex charges following allegations made last Friday. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, 58-year-old Chet Shaffer has been placed on administrative leave after he was arrested for three counts of official misconduct and two counts of both custodial sexual misconduct and aggravated criminal sexual assault. The sheriff’s office requested the Illinois State Police investigate the allegations.  The investigation resulted in charges against Shaffer and his arrest Thursday. Shaffer was able to post 10 percent of the $100,000.00 bond and was released. The Illinois State Police, in conjunction with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and the Appellate Prosecutor’s Office, continues to investigate. No additional information will be provided at this time.

Facebook