Escambia deputy sheriff jailed for having sex with girl he just arrested

Lambeth facing felonies for sexual encounter with female suspect

An Escambia County (Ala.) Sheriff's Office deputy was fired and arrested for alledgely having a sexual encounter with a female suspect he arrested on drug charges.

Eric Glenn Lambeth, Jr., 25, 6159 Upper Creek Road, Flomaton, was arrested Friday morning and charged with an ethics violation and custodial sexual abuse. Circuit Judge Jeff White set Lambeth's bond at $45,000 and he was later released from the Escambia County Detention Center.

Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson said a complaint was received on April 4 claiming Lambeth had sexual contact with an inmate who he was transporting to...