NOWATA COUNTY, OKLA. – The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) is investigating a Nowata County jailer after allegations that he sexually assaulted an inmate.
Sheriff Myrta Hallet requested assistance on May 2, 2019 after a female inmate reported that while in custody she had been assaulted by jailer Cody Lowen.
The 30-year-old Lowen was booked into the Washington County jail on May 3, 2019 on charges of First Degree Forcible Sodomy and Rape by Instrumentation.
Lowen was fired from his job as a jailer on April 30, 2019.
The OSBI investigation is ongoing.