NYSP: Correction officer arrested for sexual relationship with inmate

MARCY, NY — On September 8, 2018, Troopers from SP Marcy arrested Stephanie L. Sampson, age 30, from Utica, NY for Rape 3rd degree (class “E” felony), Official Misconduct (class “A” misdemeanor) and Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd degree (class “A” misdemeanor).

Sampson, a New York State Correction Officer, is charged with providing alcohol and having a sexual relationship with an inmate at the Marcy Correctional Facility, troopers said.

Sampson was taken into custody and was transported to the Oneida County Jail for centralized arraignment.

The arrest was the result of a joint investigation by State Police and the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Office of Special Investigations.

The investigation is continuing.