|Leon Antonio Scott|
MESA - A 34-year-old Mesa man who works as a Department of Corrections prison guard has been arrested for sexual conduct with a minor.
A 15-year-old victim reported three separate incidents to police. She said she met Leon Antonio Scott through a friend, and the sexual contact occurred between June and July of 2011.
According to court documents, during a police interview, Scott admitted to having three sexual encounters with the victim. He confessed to being told that the victim was only 15 prior to sexual contact, but said he did not believe she was telling the truth.
Scott works as a guard at the Florence prison. We've asked for a statement from the Department of Corrections, but have not yet received it.
He's facing 9 counts of sexual conduct with a minor.