Cop Watch

Saturday, April 02, 2005

Jail guard indicted in sex assaults on five women inmates

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- A Union County jail guard has been indicted on rape and misconduct charges, accused of sexually assaulting five female inmates while on duty, the county prosecutor announced Thursday.

Sean Higgins also was charged with groping himself or 11 other women in exchange for cigarettes, candy or commissary items at the Union County Jail in Elizabeth, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said.