Fayette jail officer arrested
By Jenna Youngs
A corrections officer from the Fayette County Detention Center resigned his position with the jail following his arrest Tuesday morning on suspicion of promotion of contraband.
Police arrested Daniel Brian Houlihan, 39, about 9:40 a.m. at the detention center. According to a news release, he is charged with bringing an illegal drug into the jail.
Fayette County jail spokesman Capt. Darin Kelly said Houlihan’s arrest is not related to a current federal investigation of the detention center.
According to the news release, Houlihan has worked at the jail since January and previously worked there for eight months in 2005.