Oneida County correction officer charged with solicitation of prostitution resigns

Jacob Petitt, 26
Jacob Petitt, 26(Oneida County Jail)
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 8:37 AM CST
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RHINELANDER, Wis. (WSAW) - The Oneida County Corrections Officer who was charged Wednesday with solicitation of prostitution and misconduct in public office has resigned, according to a press release.

Jacob Petitt, 26, was arrested Jan. 11. The investigation involved Petitt having contact with females who had been incarcerated at the Oneida County Jail. Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation should contact call Detective Sergeant Kelly Moermond.

Wednesday, bond was set at $1,000 cash. He’s expected to learn if his case will head to trial on Jan. 20.

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