Las Cruces police officer accused of having sex with minor

Posted at: 08/25/2013 6:29 PM
Updated at: 08/26/2013 9:01 AM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com





LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- A Las Cruces police officer is accused of having sex with a teenager.

Las Cruces Police say they arrested 37-year-old Michael Garcia on Friday.

He is accused of having sex with a girl who was 17 at the time.

Garcia has been placed on Administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation.

Garcia is a 15-year veteran with the force.