Hamilton County Sheriff's Office corrections employee arrested

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Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Corrections Deputy Krystl Yvette Wofford was arrested early Thursday morning after a warrant for her arrest was taken out by the Chattanooga Police Department, according to a news release.

The warrant was taken out on March 11 for alteration of an item serial number, which is a class A misdemeanor, police said.

Wofford was booked into the Hamilton County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

The arrest Thursday morning was also a result of an executed search warrant on Feb. 11. Wofford was placed on administrative leave with pay immediately after the search warrant, the release states.

The investigation is ongoing.