Correctional officer arrested for sexual acts with inmate

SNOW HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – Laron Keith Hough, 41, was arrested June 30 after being identified as a suspect who engaged in sexual acts with an inmate at the Eastern Correctional Institution, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Lemmie Smith received a report from an inmate at the correctional institute that said they had engaged in sexual activity with a correctional officer.

Hough was then charged with sex act by government/private institution employee.

He had his first appearance in court on July 1.

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