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Pinal County detention officer arrested after sexual misconduct with 15-year-old

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jan 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-11 16:28:26-05

MESA, AZ — A Pinal County Sheriff’s Office detention officer is on administrative leave after being arrested for sexual misconduct with a teen.

PCSO said the arrest was made by the Mesa Police Department this morning. The detention officer, who has not yet been named, has been with the department since 2009.

A PCSO spokesperson released the following statement:

“We take these allegations extremely seriously and we are working with the Mesa Police Department as well as conducting our own internal affairs investigation.”

Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb also posted this video on social media Friday.

Stay with KGUN9 and for more on this developing story.