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State corrections officer charged with having sex with inmate

CATSKILL – A state corrections officer at Greene Correctional Facility was arrested on Wednesday on charges that he engaged in sexual acts with an inmate on several occasions over the past six months.

State Police at Catskill arrested Clifford Rowe, 57, of Green Island on a felony charge of criminal sexual act and misdemeanors of sexual abuse and official misconduct.

Rowe was arraigned and committed to the Greene County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 bond.

The investigation was conducted by the State Police, State Department of Corrections Inspector General’s Office, and the Greene County District Attorney’s Office.