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Dekalb Officer Arrested
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Dekalb Officer Arrested

Atlanta, GA--  Officer Quevius Thornton was arrested by DKPD detectives on January 4th after a criminal probe was launched connected to allegations of sexual misconduct.

The sexual misconduct involved a 15 year old female.

Thornton is charged with (2) counts of Statutory Rape, (1) count of Aggravated Child Molestation and (1) count of Child Molestation.  He is currently being held in the DeKalb County Jail. 

“Once these allegations were brought to light swift action was taken.  This type of officer misconduct is inexcusable.  It’s inherent in order to maintain the public’s trust that our officers serve with great character and honor, says Chief William O’Brien.”

Officer Thornton has been placed on administrative leave pending termination.  

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