ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A former Bernalillo County jail guard convicted of raping and assaulting female inmates in his custody has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A judge gave 33-year-old Enock Arvizo the maximum sentence Tuesday and ordered him to register as a sex offender.
Last August, a District Court jury found Arvizo guilty of criminal sexual penetration of an inmate in a March 2015 attack.
Prosecutors say the inmate was assaulted in an unoccupied part of the county courthouse while she was handcuffed and shackled.
Arvizo also was convicted in another trial last year of the April 2015 rape of a woman inmate in a courthouse elevator.
He worked as a transport officer for the Metropolitan Detention Center.