Chief: Officer suspended after requesting 'oral sex'
Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:35:14 GMT —
A Rio Grande City police officer is arrested after a woman came forward alleging he demanded oral sex.
According to Police Chief Dutch Piper, Officer Alejandro Gutierrez, Jr. was arrested on Monday morning.
He is being charged with sexual assault, official oppression, and civil rights violation of person in custody.
Early Sunday morning, Officer Gutierrez pulled the woman over for a traffic stop and discovered she had a warrant for a misdemeanor charge.
Chief Piper said the woman then followed Gutierrez in her own car to the police station.
While there, a family member came to pick up the woman TMs car while her information was being processed.
Chief Piper said Gutierrez offered the woman a ride home. That TMs when the woman said the officer demanded oral sex.
She went back to the police station later in the afternoon to report the incident.
The District Attorney and Texas Rangers were immediately contacted regarding the case.
The officer TMs bonds total $35,000.
Officer Gutierrez has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.