TACONIC CORRECTION OFFICER CONVICTED
OF sex act with prisoner
District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced that Frederick Brenyah (DOB
On September 19, 2010, the defendant, a New York State Corrections Officer at the Taconic Correctional Facility for women in Bedford Hills, New York, encountered a 56 year old inmate who was on her way to retrieve an iron to iron her uniform.
The defendant asked the inmate to retrieve her id and return.
On her way back, the victim passed an officer’s lounge which contained a bathroom for corrections officers.
The defendant pulled her inside and stood her up against a radiator in the bathroom.
The victim described that the defendant briefly engaged in sexual intercourse and then engaged in oral sex.
Brenyah faces a maximum sentence of up to 4 years in state
prison when sentenced on