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Kitchen Supervisor Gets Prison Time for Sexually Abusing Two Prisoners

A civilian prison employee’s sexual abuse of two prisoners at a federal facility in Phoenix, Arizona was made public after an FBI surveillance camera captured the lascivious details of their ménage à trois.

According to a rather explicit criminal complaint filed on August 29, 2012 in U.S. District Court, Carl David Evans, the kitchen supervisor at FCI-Phoenix, traded packs of cigarettes for oral sex with two male prisoners identified only as “J.I.” and “E.D.” Evans was charged with two counts of sexual abuse of a ward and one count of providing contraband.

Prison officials learned in June 2012 that Evans was “engaged in a sexual relationship” with at least one prisoner, according to FBI Agent Tyler Woods. Investigators hid a video camera in the food storage area in the kitchen where the alleged sex acts were taking place, and recorded Evans’ work shifts for an entire week.

Woods then reviewed the video and discovered footage showing Evans, J.I. and E.D. entering the storage area. E.D. was heard asking Evans and J.I. if they were “ready to suck some dick.” Evans locked the door, and the trio then had mutual fellatio on top of some food sacks.

E.D., who worked as a cook, told FBI investigators that beginning in April 2012, Evans gave him a pack of cigarettes every two weeks that he sold to other prisoners for as much as $150 each. Evans exacerbated the relationship when he became “aggressive physically,” according to E.D., asking him to take off his shirt and then proceeding to play with his nipples.

E.D. estimated that Evans performed oral sex on him 15-20 times. Once, E.D. alleged, Evans brought K-Y gel and placed a condom on him, and the men briefly engaged in anal sex before E.D. had a change of heart.

J.I. told investigators that he engaged in oral sex with Evans and E.D. three times, only because he knew that E.D. had access to food and “benefited from his relationship with Evans,” according to the complaint.

Evans pleaded guilty to five of the federal charges in February 2013, and seven other charges were dropped. He was sentenced on July 3, 2013 to 36 months in prison, three years of supervised release and a $5,000 fine. Evans has since appealed his sentence to the Ninth Circuit. See: United States v. Evans, U.S.D.C. (D. Ariz.), Case No. 2:12-cr-01634-SRB.

Additional sources: Arizona Republic,

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