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Beaufort County detention officers respond to unruly inmate

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WASHINGTON, N.C. - A Beaufort County inmate has been charged with malicious conduct by a prisoner.

Deputies say they responded to an unruly inmate a little after 12:30pm on November 3, 2013.

They say 23-year-old William Lane Jefferson had taken off his clothing and smeared feces on himself and in the detention cell. According to deputies, Jefferson continuously beat on the walls and the doors of the cell.

Deputies took Jefferson out of his cell and put him in a restraint chair. That’s when they say the inmate spit on a Detention officer.

Jefferson was held on an addition $2,500.00 secured bond for the felony assault.

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