An 81-year-old lawmaker in Georgia accused of raping a woman in the line of duty has been arrested, authorities said.
A resident of Rock Spring and Walker County Deputy Jerry Glover he faces charges of rape, oath violation and false imprisonment, according to a press release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. He was arrested on May 31.
Lafayette police have asked the GBI to help investigate a report of the rape of a Walker County Sheriff’s Deputy Sheriff on May 11, according to a June 1 release.
“The investigation revealed that Glover had sex with a woman without her consent while on duty and in uniform,” the GBI release said.
Glover worked in Walker County Jail, This was reported by WSBTV, but the authorities did not specify where the incident took place.
McClatchy News contacted the Walker County Sheriff’s Office for comment and received no immediate response.
The investigation is ongoing, according to the GBI, and anyone with information is asked to contact investigators by phone 706-624-1424 or send advice online.
Rock Spring is approximately 104 miles northwest of Atlanta.