A correction officer is being accused of possessing narcotics and drug paraphernalia, Newington police said.
Police were responding to a check of welfare complaint at the home of Tashia Rae Andino on Dec. 28.
Newington police found Andino safe but discovered narcotics at the home, police said.
The 26-year-old has been on on paid leave from the Department of Correction since the arrest, police told NBC Connecticut.
Andino was released on a $25,000 bond. She is accused of possession of narcotics and intent to sell.