STERLING, Colo. (AP) — A rural Colorado sheriff is facing sexual assault and misconduct allegations.
Sedgwick County Sheriff Tom Hanna was arrested Tuesday at his office and is due to appear in court Wednesday afternoon in Sterling.READ MORE: AAA: Coloradans Shouldn't Panic Over Eastern US Gas Shortage
District Attorney Brittny Lewton said he was arrested on suspicion of first-degree official misconduct, sexual assault on an at risk person, sexual assault by a correctional officer and solicitation of prostitution. She declined to elaborate on what he’s accused of doing.READ MORE: Thornton Police Search For Suspects Accused Of Stealing Wallet To Make Several Purchases
Hanna has not been charged and it’s not clear if he has a lawyer yet.
He was originally taken to the Logan County jail in Sterling, which houses some inmates arrested by Hanna’s department, but later moved to Weld County.MORE NEWS: FAA Investigates Mid-Air Collision Between 2 Small Planes Above Cherry Creek Reservoir South Of Denver
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