Arizona prison officer arrested on suspicion of sexual conduct with minor
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A captain at the Red Rock Correctional Center in Eloy has been arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a minor, Florence police said Friday.
Paul Thornton, 46, was arrested after police investigated a report of an adult male and juvenile female "making out" in the area of Anthem at Merrill Ranch in Florence, police said.
A 16-year-old girl told police that she had been in a relationship with a man identified as Thornton for about 11 months, and that the relationship became sexual in April 2017, police... read more
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