Dekalb Officer Behind Bars After Sexually Assaulting Woman

(SL) – Patrol Officer  Darren Dye-Harriel s is sitting in cell 12 after allegedly sexually assaulting a woman he offered a ride to.

DyeHarrielAccording to authorities the sexual assault allegation was filed Wednesday morning and was investigated by the DeKalb County Police Special Victims Unit. Hours later, officers arrested officer Darren Dye-Harriel who has been with the department for one year.

Dye-Harriel was charged with aggravated sodomy, kidnapping, making false statements and violation of oath of office. He was on duty when the incident occurred.

Dye-Harriel has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation.

“I am deeply disturbed by these allegations,” interim Chief James Conroy said. “We will not tolerate any such criminal actions. I am pleased with the swift investigative actions of our detectives, which led to the arrest and charges in the case.”

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s