An Arizona Border Patrol agent was charged with a number of sexual assaults spanning seven years, Tucson police introduced Wednesday.
Steven Holmes, 33, was arrested Tuesday. Holmes is charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of aggravated assault.
A girl who stated she met Holmes by way of a courting app informed investigators on Could 13 that he sexually assaulted her after the 2 went on a date, police stated.
Police stated the Tucson Police Division’s Grownup Sexual Assault Unit’s investigation uncovered “a number of victims with comparable studies.” The alleged incidents came about between January 2012 and January 2019.
Holmes was booked into Pima County Jail on Tuesday. He’s being held on $25,000 bond, KVOA reported.
Arrest Warrant Particulars Prices Towards Steven Holmes
Based on an arrest warrant obtained by KOLD-TV, Holmes is accused of sexually assaulting ladies in Could of 2015 and in 2012.
He’s additionally accused of aggravated assault by deliberately “impeding the respiratory…by making use of stress to the throat or neck or by obstructing the nostril and mouth both manually or by way of the usage of an instrument” in January 2019.
Holmes Instructed At Least One Girl He Was a Border Patrol Agent, Police Say
The girl who contacted the police on Could 13 informed investigators that Holmes disclosed of their conversations that he was a Border Patrol agent, police stated.
A spokeswoman for U.S. Customs and Border Safety informed the Tucson Sentinel that Holmes had been with the company’s Tucson station for seven years.
He has been positioned on “administrative duties pending the result of the investigation,” she stated, including, “the U.S. Border Patrol stresses honor and integrity in each facet of its mission. We don’t tolerate misconduct on, or off responsibility, and can absolutely cooperate with all investigations of alleged misconduct by our personnel.”
The investigation in on-going. Detectives are asking anybody with data to name 88-CRIME.
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