Lamont Lucas

(The Federal Detention Center, at 7th and Arch Streets in Philadelphia.  File photo by Sonia Rincon)

Phila. Trial Opens For Prison Guard Accused of Tryst With Inmate

The guard’s attorney says the Tiffany earrings were stolen from him by the female inmate, who also fabricated the story of the illicit affair.


(File photo by Sonia Rincon)

Federal Detention Center Guard Charged in Alleged Tryst, Escape Plan With Inmate

The grand jury alleges that 47-year-old Lamont Lucas, a tool room supervisor at the federal prison at 7th and Arch Streets, had sex with a female prisoner assigned there as a clerk.