A police officer has been accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl. The teen is a member of a law enforcement program for teenagers.
Authorities say Sergeant Vince Ariaz, 53, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault of a child and was suspended from duty. Ariaz has worked for the Brownwood department for the past 17 years.
Ariaz previously worked for the Lubbock Sheriff's Office, and the Slaton and Colorado City Police Departments. He has received several officer of the year awards during his career.
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