Former correction officer charged with corresponding with, sending money to inmate


CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) –  A Cheektowaga woman has been accused of using an alias to correspond with and send money to an inmate while employed as a correction officer at Wende Correctional Facility.

Anita Demarais, 58, of Cheektowaga, was charged with two counts of official misconduct by the State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation on Wednesday.

According to New York State Police, Demarais was charged following an investigation into an unlawful personal relationship with an inmate while she was employed as a corrections officer.

She was issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Cheektowaga Court for Nov. 20. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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