26-year-old Ashley Danielle Hubbard of Webb Street in Gastonia was arrested Monday (December 13) by Lincoln County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s charged with felony sexual act by a custodian.
On November 2, 2021, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a prison guard at the Lincoln Correctional Center in Lincolnton engaging in sexual activity with an inmate. The guard, Ashley Danielle Hubbard reportedly admitted to having a relationship with the inmate and engaging in sexual activities.
Following an investigation by a Lincoln County Sheriff’s Detective, a warrant was issued charging Hubbard with the felony offense. Hubbard was arrested Monday at approximately 2:30 p.m. and taken before a Lincoln County magistrate. Bond was set at $2,500 secured. Hubbard is not listed as an inmate in Lincoln County. She was scheduled to make a first appearance in court Tuesday (December 14). Her next District Court date is January 3.