Police: Ore. prison employee arrested



WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police have arrested a state women’s prison employee accused of official misconduct and custodial sexual misconduct.

Lt. Gregg Hastings says the victim was a female inmate at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville.

Hastings said Wednesday that 35-year-old Jeremy Veelle of Mulino was arrested after a four-month investigation by state police detectives. He’s scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in Washington County Circuit Court.

Police say Veelle worked in the prison’s physical plant.

No other details were released.