Seattle police officer accused of molestationJune 30, 2014 @ 5:30 pm
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Snohomish County sheriff's office says a veteran Seattle police officer has been arrested in a child molestation case.
KOMO-TV reports (http://is.gd/CwhtDI) the officer was booked into the Snohomish County Jail on Monday for investigation of child molestation and communicating with a minor for immoral purposes.
The sheriff's office reports the officer is accused of molesting his former girlfriend's daughter on several occasions between 2009 and 2013.
Deputies arrested the 57-year-old suburban Bothell resident after a two-week investigation. They say the victim was between 7- and 11-years old at the time of the alleged conduct.
The Seattle Police Department says the officer has been put on administrative leave.
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