Prison Nurse Charged With Sexually Assaulting Inmates And Smuggling Contraband

Prison nurse charged with sexually assaulting inmates and smuggling contraband

Wisconsin. —A nurse at a prison in New Lisbon is charged sexual assault and smuggling contraband. 

36-year-old April Stokes, a nurse at the prison is accused of having a sexual relationship with at least two inmates, although she claims she is innocent, several staff members said she had an "inappropriately close" relationship with the prisoners. 

She is also accused of sneaking in cigarettes, money and cellphones for the inmates use.  New Lisbon Police ere notified Friday of the nurse's alleged conduct, and there is a criminal investigation surrounding the claims.  Several inmates have been questioned.