York women’s prison employee accused of sexually abusing inmate

Posted By: KLKN Newsroom

YORK, Neb. (AP) _ A 46-year-old former employee of the York women’s prison is accused of having a sexual relationship with an inmate. Authorities say Michael Weichman of Bradshaw was a staff maintenance employee who resigned Monday. Investigators say another inmate tipped off prison officials that Weichman and the other inmate were having sex.  

Weichman is charged with first degree sexual abuse of an inmate. The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has zero tolerance for staff sexual relationships with inmates.