FORT BRAGG — A former substance abuse counselor at Fort Bragg was indicted this month by a federal jury on charges of sexually assaulting a woman at Fort Bragg, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Michael Easley Jr.
Harell Jamison, 47, was indicted Nov. 2 and arrested Nov. 22 on charges of sexual contact without consent and sexual activity by a custodian.
The Army Criminal Investigation Division is investigating the case.
Jamison worked as a substance abuse counselor for Substance Use Disorder Clinical Care at Womack Army Medical Center on Fort Bragg.
The indictment alleges that Jamison touched a patient on her inner thigh and private parts without her permission on July 14, the news release states.
The alleged touching occurred while Jamison was still an employee of Womack Army Medical Center.
If convicted for the sexual contact without permission charge, Jamison faces a maximum imprisonment of up to two years.
For the sexual activity by a custodian charge, he faces imprisonment of up to eights year and four months.
He also faces a $250,000 fine and a term of supervised release following any term of imprisonment for each charge.
Staff writer Rachael Riley can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-486-3528.
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