The BPSO released the following information about a BPSO deputy who has been arrested on multiple charges:

On May 30th 2019 the Beauregard Sheriff’s Office received a complaint that a female inmate was sexually assaulted by a BPSO deputy. That incident occurred at a medical facility away from the jail.

Detectives obtained statements and collected evidence that was consistent with the complaint. Dale Bailey admitted to having sex with the inmate while she was in custody.

On May 31th 2019 Bailey was arrested for Third Degree Rape and Malfeasance in Office. He was booked into the Beauregard Parish jail and is being held without bond. As a result, Bailey was fired from the Sheriff’s Office.