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Now Former Pinole Police Officer Charged With Unlawfully Recording Sexual Encounter

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From the Office of the District Attorney:

Martinez, Calif. – Former Pinole Police Officer Anthony Vasquez (24-year-old resident of Hercules) was charged by the District Attorney’s Office with one felony and one misdemeanor for the unlawful video recording of Jane Doe while he was having sex with her. The alleged violations occurred while Vasquez was employed by the City of Pinole. Vasquez has since resigned from the Pinole Police Department.

Due to the sexual nature of this criminal complaint, our Office will not name the victim involved or describe her in any way. Vasquez recorded the victim without her consent. The defendant had a hidden camera in his bedroom at his home in Hercules that was used for this recording.

Our Office believes there are other potential victims related to Vasquez’s alleged conduct. Anyone with information regarding this investigation please call the DA’s Office, specifically Senior Inspector Steven Cheatham at 925-957-8761.

The case was referred to our Office to conduct a criminal investigation by the Pinole Police Department under the Contra Costa County Law Enforcement Involved Fatal Incident protocol. Pinole Police Department was contacted by a concerned individual about the incidents.

1 COMMENT

  1. An inconvenient truth…not unlike the drunken off-duty officer in SF who got upset that people objected when he groped an 18 year-old female. Police are people. A SIGNIFICANT portion of them ought not be police. We can hire better.

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