By Anica Padilla

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) – The sexual assault trial against former Lakewood Police Officer Randall Butler began this week. Butler was arrested in November 2018 for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman he found stranded — and offered a ride in his patrol car.

Randall Butler (credit: Lakewood Police Department)

Butler allegedly left the victim in an abandoned lot.

READ MORE: Colorado Gets First Excessive Heat Warning On Record With Highs Set To Near 110 Degrees

Butler resigned from the Lakewood Police Department after his arrest. That’s when detectives put out word that they were seeking information about any additional incidents that may have occurred.

READ MORE: Speed Flier Rescued From Summit County Mountain As Rescue Calls Continue To Climb

(credit: CBS)

He was later accused of sexually assaulting a second woman while on duty in June 2018. Investigators say he was also giving her a ride in his patrol car.

MORE NEWS: 2 Year Old In Denver Amber Alert Found Safely

 

Anica Padilla