Tony Klein a former prison nurse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on prison inmates. According to police reports Tony Klein worked at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville Oregon which is a womens prison and intake center. According to recently released indictments Tony Klein has been charged with 21 counts of depriving the victims of their constitutional right not to be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment by sexually assaulting them at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. Tony Klein is also charged with four counts of perjury. Klein who has been released on bond is facing a life sentence if convicted. The allegations against Tony Klein came to the surface after a number of current and former inmates sued the prison in 2017
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The U.S. Department of Justice unsealed a 25-count indictment on Monday, charging a former nurse at Oregon’s only women’s prison with sexually assaulting a dozen women while they were incarcerated.
Tony Daniel Klein, 37, faces 21 counts of depriving the women of their constitutional right to not be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment, as well as four perjury counts.
“The indictment alleges that from 2016 through 2017, Klein committed various forms of sexual assault, some of which included aggravated sexual abuse and some resulting in bodily injury,” the Justice Department said in a release.
During a hearing on Monday, Klein appeared in court via video. While prosecutors asked for his detention, Klein was granted pretrial release.
Through his attorney, Klein entered pleas of not guilty to each of the 25 charges.
Klein could face life in prison if convicted.
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The U.S. Department of Justice has unsealed an indictment that accuses a former Oregon Department of Corrections nurse of sexually assaulting a dozen women in custody at the state women’s prison in Wilsonville.
Tony Klein, 37, has been charged with 21 counts of depriving the victims of their constitutional right not to be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment by sexually assaulting them at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, The U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon said Monday.
The indictment alleges that in 2016 and 2017 Klein, of Clackamas County, committed various forms of sexual assault, including aggravated sexual abuse and “some resulting in bodily injury,” the Justice Department said.
Klein also faces charges of four counts of perjury related to a federal lawsuit over alleged sexual misconduct while he was a nurse at the facility, the attorney’s office said.
During a court hearing Monday, Klein through his attorney pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
Prosecutors asked for his detention, but Klein was granted pretrial release.
Tony Klein could face life in prison if convicted.