Police officer accused of sexually assaulting woman during traffic stop

Police announced the officer, Ryan Macklin, was taken into custody this evening and is now facing five charges including first- and second-degree rape and second-degree assault.
0:32 | 10/16/18

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I'm very disturbed. By these circumstances. He was relieved of his police powers his weapon his credentials and his vehicle were taken away from him. He will remain suspended as this investigation and the son to a prosecution proceeds I want to praise the victim in this for having the courage to come forward she came forward with the encouragement of some of her friends I find out who leaked this information they'll be dealt with in the harshest possible manner. This community knows that this institution provides facts when we have facts. This was a deliberate attempt to undermine this investigation.

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