A Montgomery police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged in the sexual assault of a man.
Deonte Lashawn Hamner, 27, is charged with first-degree sodomy, a Class A felony Montgomery police say. He is being held in the Montgomery County Detention Facility on a $60,000 cash bond.
Police say the alleged sexual assault occurred when the police officer was on duty. The officer is accused of stopping the victim’s vehicle due to a noise complaint on June 14.
Hamner, who graduated from the police academy in 2014, has been placed on administrative leave.