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Richmond Police Officer Arrested Charged with Rape and Aggravated Sexual Battery

Yesterday Richmond Police Officer Jean Assad was arrested after the Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury issued two true bills of indictment for two felony charges.

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Yesterday Richmond Police Officer Jean Assad was arrested after the Multi-Jurisdictional Grand Jury issued two true bills of indictment for the following felony charges: 1) one count of Rape and 2) one count of Aggravated Sexual Battery.

Presently, Assad is being held without bond. His arraignment is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Friday morning in Richmond Circuit Court.

Assad has been with the Richmond Police Department since June 2017.

Assad remains in a leave without pay status as the Department continues its administrative process.

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