Charleston County detention officer charged with providing inmate protein powder

Nathalee K. Williams resigned Wednesday from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. She has been charged with providing contraband to an inmate at the jail.

A Charleston County detention officer has been accused of providing an inmate with contraband protein powder.

Nathalee K. Williams, 30, of Orange Grove Road in Charleston resigned Wednesday from the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office. She surrendered Monday to face a charge of possessing and furnishing contraband to an inmate at the county jail, according to Maj. Eric Watson.

The contraband was determined to be “some type of white powder vanilla protein supplement,” according to a release.

Williams had been employed at jail since June 27. She is scheduled to appear at a bond hearing at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

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