Former Detention Center Employee Sentenced

Benjamin Fred Dailey, a former Guard at the Rabun County Detention Center, who was charged with counts of Sexual Assault of an Inmate or Person in Custody and Violation of Oath by a Public Officer, was handed down a sentence last week by Judge Russell Smith in a Rabun County Courtroom. Dailey was found to be guilty and sentenced under a First Offender/Conditional Discharge. He was given 8 years, with the first 18 months to be served in confinement and the remainder to be served on probation. Dailey must also pay court cost and a monthly probation fee.