Police Abuse

Deputy Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Woman During a Call

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After nearly two weeks of investigating, a Kern County Sheriff's deputy was arrested for sexual assault today in Kern County.

On March 27, the Kern County Sheriff's Office began an investigation into allegations that a deputy sheriff had sexually assaulted a 21-year-old woman at her home on March 25.

The victim reported that two deputies went to her home in the Tehachapi area at about 11:00 p.m., to investigate a burglary involving a man who was at her home.

While speaking to deputies in her home she was handcuffed and led into a room by one of the deputies to be searched.  While being searched she was sexually assaulted by the deputy, according to reports.