Cop Watch

Monday, July 11, 2005

San Antonio police officer arrested for sexual assault

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A San Antonio police officer has been arrested on an allegation of aggravated sexual assault.

The arrest of Dean Gutierrez was announced Tuesday by Police Chief Albert Ortiz at a news conference.

According to a police affidavit, the officer is accused of forcing a man to engage in sexual acts on June 10. The victim was at a bus stop when the officer asked him if he had any warrants, according to the affidavit.

After discovering that the man had a warrant, the officer told him to get in the car or go to jail, the affidavit stated. The officer then took the man to another location and forced him to have sex, according to the affidavit.