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FLEMINGTON – A 42-year-old Edison girl, who was contracted to work as a nurse with the New Jersey Division of Corrections, has been charged with official misconduct in reference to allegedly checking medical data to foster a relationship with a youth inmate.

Charita C. Wimberley was arrested Thursday and charged with one depend of official misconduct, a second-degree crime, one depend of utilizing databases for prison exercise and one depend of accessing a database to acquire providers, each third-degree crimes, performing Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams and state Division of Corrections Appearing Commissioner Marcus O. Hicks stated in a launch.

An investigation carried out the state Division of Corrections Particular Investigation Division revealed Wimberley allegedly used her place as a state Division of Corrections contract nurse to achieve entry to confidential medical data and databases which she used to develop a relationship with an inmate on the Mountainview Youth Correctional Facility within the Annandale part of Clinton Township, in keeping with the discharge.

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Wimberley was launched pending a court docket look, the discharge states.

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“The protection of these in our custody is our prime precedence,” Hicks stated.  “Those that violate that security will probably be held accountable to the complete extent of the legislation.”

The case concerned legislation enforcement collaboration with the NJDOC’s Particular Investigations Division, the Hunterdon County Prosecutor’s Workplace, and the Middlesex County Particular Operations Unit, who labored to keep up the integrity of each the jail’s and the general public’s security, the discharge states. The Edison Police Division additionally assisted within the investigation.

Suzanne Russell covers crime, courts, and different types of mayhem from all through the Central Jersey space for the USA Right now Community New Jersey. Contact her at srussell@gannettnj.com.

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