STOCKTON (CBS13) — A Stockton police sergeant is under investigation after a woman filed a sexual battery claim against him, authorities confirmed Thursday.
We’re choosing not to name the sergeant because he isn’t facing criminal charges at this point.READ MORE: Gun Found In Desk Of Second Grader At South Sacramento School, District Says
According to the claim document, the woman said the sergeant coerced her into a series of sexual encounters after initially pulling her over last fall.READ MORE: Call Kurtis Investigates Whether You’re Getting What You Paid For At The Pump
The Stockton Police Department confirmed to CBS13 Thursday night that it has launched an internal investigation of the incident and the sergeant has been put on paid leave.
“These claims of misconduct are concerning and in no way reflect the values of our department,” the department said in a statement.MORE NEWS: Elk Grove Zoo Could Open By Summer 2027
The department said it could not further comment on the investigation due to anticipated litigation.