July 31st 2019
Trevor Boyer, Leonard Greene
New York Daily News
A former lieutenant at Brooklyn’s federal jail was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing inmates.
Eugenio Perez, 49, was convicted last year on charges that he forced several women to perform oral sex on him while they were in custody at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center.
“Jail is a horrible place, and this defendant made it all the more horrible for his victims in this case,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Nadia Shihata. “This was not a momentary lapse in judgment.