- Associated Press - Monday, August 28, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities say a former Bernalillo County jail guard has been convicted of assaulting a female inmate in 2015 and faces two other trials.

The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office says ex-Metropolitan Detention Center guard Enock Arvizo was found guilty Monday on two counts of assault.

Prosecutors say the inmate was assaulted in March 2015 on an unoccupied part of the county district court while she was handcuffed and shackled and in Arvizo’s custody.

The 33-year-old Arvizo was indicted in February 2016.

Prosecutors say Arvizo faces two more trials involving two victims on charges of criminal sexual penetration of an inmate by a person in a position of authority.

One of the imates allegedly assaulted in a courthouse elevator in April 2015.

Arvizo’s next trial is scheduled for late September.

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