Candler County jail employee fired, arrested in sexual assault case

Daniel Brandon courtesy of Candler Co Sheriff_375345

CANDLER COUNTY, Ga. — A former Candler County Jail employee was arrested after the sheriff’s office command staff was notified about potential inappropriate contact between a staff member and an inmate, according to Candler County Sheriff’s Office. According to a report, Sheriff John Miles ordered an internal investigation and also requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation open a criminal investigation.

Following the investigation, Brandon Tyler Daniel was arrested by the GBI on Feb. 27. He was charged with Sexual Assault Against a Person in Custody.

Daniel was also terminated by Sheriff Miles. Daniel was employed by the Sheriff’s Office for approximately one month prior to his termination.

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