Narcotics Investigation Results in Arrest of Former Detention Officer
A former Detention Officer for the Lubbock County Detention Center has been arrested. Following an investigation in regards to illegal narcotics and contraband from within the Lubbock County Detention Center investigators with the Lubbock Police Department have arrested 26-year-old Alsires Genaro Betancur III.
Betancur was placed under arrest at the Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, 712 Broadway Avenue, on November 1 at 11 a.m.. Bentacur is currently in custody and has been charged with Prohibited Substance/Item in a Correctional/Civil Commitment Facility. At the time of publishing this article there is currently no set bond for his release.
This investigation comes just almost a month after another correctional officer, 27-year-old Taylor Millett, was arrested for purchasing the drug fentanyl from an undercover officer with the intention of delivering it to an inmate.