On Friday, police in Detroit arrested one of their own, Officer Deon Nunlee, 40, after he reportedly raped a woman he was sent to help on a domestic violence call.
Around 3 a.m., on Oct. 30, Officer Nunlee and his partner were dispatched to a home in the 16800 block of Asbury Park, where a 31-year-old woman reported having been assaulted by her boyfriend.
The Detroit News reported:
When Nunlee and his partner arrived at the scene, the woman alleged that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend,” said Wayne County Prosecutor spokeswoman Maria Miller. “Nunlee took the woman upstairs and his partner remained with the male downstairs.
“It is alleged that when Nunlee was in an upstairs bedroom with the woman he sexually assaulted her. While they were alone upstairs, Nunlee indicated he would be coming back to the house later at 7 a.m.”
The woman reported the assault to police the next day.
She was taken to Detroit Receiving hospital, where a rape kit was performed.
Last week, DNA evidence positively linked him to the crime.
Nunlee has been charged with three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of assault with intent to penetrate, and one count of misconduct in office.
Nunlee, who has been a police officer since 2008, is next scheduled to appear in court on April 17.