Kingsburg police arrest Avenal prison officer in sex crime with teen girl

The Fresno BeeJuly 13, 2014 

Kingsburg police have arrested a state correctional officer on suspicion of a sex crime with a 15-year-old girl, the police department said.

The teen's mother brought her into the police department Friday to report a sex crime had taken place, the department said.

After an investigation, officers arrested Chad Jerome Shaddon, 39, of Kingsburg. Shaddon is a correctional officer at Avenal State Prison. He was in a relationship with the victim's mother at the time of the crime, police said.

The suspect was charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a child and sexual battery. He was booked into the Fresno County Jail and later released on a bail bond.

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