Detective Matt Brown began the investigation of a Prison Rape Elimination Act violation Friday, Sheriff Wes Tripp posted to his arrested Facebook page.
Brenda Manley Moore, an employee with Correction Enterprises, was jailed on $75,000 bond and has a November 15 court date.
Correction Enterprises is based at Caledonia Correctional Institution and manages an 8,000-acre farm and canning operation as well as a produce warehouse in Enfield.
No further details were immediately available this evening.
Chief Deputy Scott Hall reported in a statement around 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday Deputy Brandon Council stopped a vehicle on Vine Street near Taft Street in Roanoke Rapids for failing to stop for a stop sign.
A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of cocaine and marijuana on the passenger, Raheem Lamar Mallory, 21, of Roanoke Rapids.
Mallory was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
He received a November 15 court date.
Corporal Dustin Newsome and his dog, Duri, assisted in the traffic stop.