An Arizona Department of Corrections officer finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
26-year-old Anthony Marotta is accused of having sexual relations with a female inmate in the back of a state prison transportation van.
Investigators say it happened Tuesday.
Marotta was arrested at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Perryville where he was employed.
According to the inmate, this was not the pair's first sexual encounter. She told investigators the two first had sex last November.
Marotta is being held on a $15,000 bond. He faces two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with an inmate.
According to ADOC officials, Marotta resigned from his job during the investigation on December 31st.
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