LA deputy charged with assaulting inmates

LOS ANGELES

Jermaine W. Jackson, 35, was arrested Thursday and charged with six counts: two of assault likely to produce great bodily injury, two of assault under color of authority and two of false report by a police officer.

The first assault allegedly involved one inmate and occurred at the Compton Courthouse on Dec. 31, 2003.

Jackson is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail. The suspect's arraignment date is pending.

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