Texas Jailer Charged With Sexual Misconduct

Prosecutors allege that Robert Emerson Robinson gave an incarcerated teen candy in exchange for sex.
3:00 | 10/11/12

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Prosecutors -- a surveillance camera on the fourth floor -- 12100 congress was directly in front of the -- the fifteen year old female was housed in. And -- reviewed by investigators. Shows Robert Emerson Robinson going into -- when the lights were out. We take these sort of allegations very seriously because we -- That prisoners overall are less likely to be believed when they tell a story and especially in this instance when you have in Cuba now. The sexual misconduct at the Harris County juvenile jail allegedly happened on May 23 of this year. The teen said she -- the sexual activity because -- had provided her with candy and treats while she was incarcerated at the Harris County juvenile justice center. The charges come less than a week after accusation -- Harris county's adult jail -- detention officers and a deputy were fired surrounding allegations of sexual misconduct. This sort of shows -- in overall culture. A systemic potentially problem. Within the within -- detention centers throughout Texas. Court records say Robinson told investigators during a voluntary interview that he made a mistake. And -- the teen was telling the truth about the sexual activity.

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