Teresa Jo Burchfield is hogging the limelight for all the wrong reason. The 53-year old woman is not just accused of giving contraband to an inmate at the Fauquier County, Virginia, jail but also having sex with him, a man almost half her age. The woman was reportedly found having sex with the prison inmate in a car.
Reports suggest that Teresa Jo Burchfield is wife of attorney Bobby Burchfield who is ethics adviser to President Donald Trump’s businesses.
Since yesterday the woman and her husband are being mocked on social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter for the woman’s duplicity.
Bobby Burchfield is a well-known Republican attorney who is currently working as an ethics advisor to President Donald Trump’s business. His bio says, “Bobby Burchfield specializes in complex trials and appeals for major corporations, particularly in C-suite level antitrust, securities and contract disputes. As a partner in our Contracts and Business Torts, and Appellate, Constitutional and Administrative Law practices, Bobby tries cases and argues appeals throughout the country, including before the Supreme Court of the United States, for corporate clients and political entities n a broad range of high stakes disputes. He also serves as Ethics Advisor to President Trump’s businesses”.
Latest reports suggest that his wife has been arrested after police in Virginia say they found her having sex with an inmate outside a county jail.
Teresa Jo Burchfield, 53, is accused of giving contraband items to the prisoner, who had “trustee” status, and was allowed to work inside and outside the adult correctional center in Fauquier County, the Fauquier Times reports.
The Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office in a statement said, “During the investigation on Tuesday afternoon, September 5, 2017, detectives discovered an inmate and a female in the rear seat of a vehicle in a parking lot adjacent to the detention center facility…The inmate was found in possession of suspected vitamin supplement pills and other unauthorized articles alleged to have been obtained from the female.”
The items discovered by the police from inmate’s possession, that were reportedly supplied by the woman, included “clothing, cigarettes and suspected over the counter vitamin supplements”.
Meanwhile Sgt. James Hartman was quoted by the NYDailyNews as saying, that the inmate is not expected to face charges for his alleged parking lot hanky-panky, but had been removed from trustee status. A request for comment from Teresa Burchfield’s lawyer was not immediately returned on Thursday afternoon.
Reports suggest that Bobby Burchfield who is a longtime Republican lawyer was brought on by the Trump Organization in January to advise against conflict of interest after the President put control of his business with his sons.
Deptuty J. B. Thorpe in a complaint said, “The defendant was caught in the backseat of her vehicle with an inmate…When the inmate exited the vehicle, he handed me a bag of brown pills (capsules), that he claims to be workout pills.” Her linkedin page says that Teresa Miller Burchfield is an “independent research consultant” in the Washington D.C. area. She goes on to add that she has done consulting work with the government, including the FBI and the CIA, and with several defense contractors, including Booz Allen Hamilton. She has worked a government information specialist at FCi Federal, Inc, which has a contract with the FBI. She also worked at USIS, another contractor that has worked with the FBI.