- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) - A former Muscatine police officer has been imprisoned for sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman while he was on duty.

Tomas Tovar was convicted June 9 of sexual abuse. The Muscatine Journal reports (https://bit.ly/2ax6e9f ) that he was given 10 years in prison at his sentencing Tuesday in Muscatine.

Prosecutors say Tovar sexually assaulted the woman in her hotel room on Feb. 16, 2013, where he took her after arresting her boyfriend on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Tovar later said the sex was consensual.


Information from: Muscatine Journal, https://www.muscatinejournal.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide