OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) -- A former Oklahoma Department of Corrections employee is accused of sexually assaulting and forcibly sodomizing several inmates, according to authorities.
Amanda Oatis, 26, was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on Jan. 9, on suspicion of 17 counts of sexual battery, three counts of forcible anal sodomy, 12 counts of possession of contraband in a penal institution and two counts of carrying weapon/drugs/alcohol into a penal institution, according to jail booking records.
The incidents allegedly took place between July 9, 2018, and February 4, 2019.
Oatis was a cadet correctional officer at the Oklahoma City Community Corrections Center, according to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.
Benjamin Williams, a fugitive apprehension agent with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, said during his investigation he learned that Oatis kissed six different female inmates and “touched upon” the genital areas of two of the inmates.
One inmate told Williams that Oatis performed oral sex on her on three separate occasions and used her finger to penetrate her on seven separate occasions inside the prison’s laundry room.
Oatis is also accused of providing two cellphones and alcohol to one of the inmates she is accused of sexually assaulting, according to the affidavit.