PALMER PARK, Md. (AP) — A Prince George’s County police officer has been charged in Calvert County with sexual assault and other offenses.
Lt. John Warhurst, a 21-year veteran of the department, was arrested Tuesday. Prince George’s police say they suspended him after learning of the allegations.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
Online court records don’t list a lawyer for Warhurst, and he does not have a publicly listed telephone number. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for next month.READ MORE: 'I'm All About Ellicott City' Ellicott City Residents & Business Owners React To Number 10 Ranking On Money Magazine's 'Best Places To Live List'
Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw, says in a statement that the department takes ethical and professional policing seriously.
The department says it will take administrative action against Warhurst once the criminal case in Calvert County concludes.MORE NEWS: Audit Finds Electronic Tolls Overbilled Maryland Drivers
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