DUBLIN, CA — A Dublin prison warden was charged with sexually abusing at least one woman incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institute Dublin.
Ray J. ___, 54, of Merced was charged with one count of sexual abuse of a ward, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. The charge was filed Sept. 24 and unsealed Wednesday.
Garcia’s custody situation was not clear.
He faces up to 15 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 if convicted.
Attempts to locate an attorney for Ray J. ___ were unsuccessful.
Ray J. ___ was the associate warden at FCI Dublin, a low-security women’s facility, at the time of the investigation and had disciplinary authority over inmates, prosecutors said. He was placed on administrative leave in July amid the investigation.