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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Former Community Corrections Employee Arrested

Brandy Lee Gentry

In early May of 2019, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received information of potential misconduct by a Shelby County Community Corrections employee.  The investigation led to a warrant being issued for Brandy Lee Gentry, 32 years of age from Calera, on the charge of Custodial Sexual Misconduct.  The alleged crime occurred while she was an employee at Shelby County Community Corrections and was related to her assigned duties.  On May 25, 2019, Brandy Gentry surrendered to the Shelby County Jail and was released the same day on a $5,000 bond.

For information on current or recently released inmates from the Shelby County Jail, visit our website at, then select Inmate Listing under the Jail tab. For more information on the details of related criminal charges, click on the following crime title and search the related chapters and sections:

Custodial Sexual Misconduct 14-11-31

Anyone with additional information about this crime should contact the Shelby County Sheriff's Office directly at (205) 669-4181, the Secret Witness line at (205) 669-9116, or through our website at by clicking on the "Report a Crime" link under the "Helpful Links” section.

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