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Dallas police officer charged with sexual assault

Dallas police officer charged with sexual assault

Dallas police officer Edward Antunez turned himself into the Mesquite Police Department June 18 for a sexual assault charge. He is free on a $5,000 bond.

Antunez's arrest stems from a March 13 incident involving someone he knew. In addition to the criminal investigation in Mesquite, the Dallas Police Department's Internal Affairs Division is conducting an administrative investigation into Antunez's actions. 

Antunez works in the Southeast Patrol division and was placed on administrative leave May 17 as a result of the investigation. 

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Dallas police are conducting an administrative investigation on Antunez's actions.  Dallas Police/Facebook