Tennessee sheriff pleads guilty to sex – including threesome – with inmates in exchange for benefits

Fentress County Sheriff Charles Cravens, 47, was charged with three counts of honest services fraud and one count of deprivation of rights under colour of law after bedding three inmates between July 2016 and February of this year.

The disgraced sheriff also admitted to having sex with a third inmate during an out-of-jail transport, News Channel 5 reported.


A Tennessee sheriff pleaded guilty this week to orchestrating unprotected sex – including a threesome – with female inmates in exchange for special treatment.

In return, Cravens provided the women with extra benefits that included smoking breaks, visiting family away from the jail and providing extra food.

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According to The Tennessean, Cravens told the women not to tell anyone and provided them with his personal cellphone number if they needed anything.

1 and 2. A month later, Cravens proposed a threesome with Inmate Nos.

Cravens faces up to 20 years in prison. He’ll remain out of custody until he’s sentenced in July.

The cover story was that the two women would be hauling corn stalks away from the jail. The trio then attended a vacant trailer where the three-way romp went down. 

Attorney Jack Smith said this week during a media conference.  1 to his office and had sex with her, U.S. Last July, Cravens summoned Inmate No.
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More than 700 messages from the women were recovered on Cravens’ phone, according to the report.

“They formulated a plan to cover for them leaving the jail,” Smith added.