PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State Patrol is investigating allegations that a Pullman Police officer and Washington State University officer sexual assaulted a student while she was intoxicated back in March.
According to a search warrant, the student filed a complaint with the WSU on April 6.
WSU Police said their officer has been placed on paid administrative leave. So far, it is unclear how long he will be on leave. Reports said the other officer is on leave as well.
Court documents said the student was contacted at different times by each officer about underage drinking on March 30.
According to court documents, WSP swabbed both officers’ cars and no DNA evidence was found. They also looked at both officers’ phones but found no evidence regarding the allegations.
The search warrant filed on Friday is looking for any documentation related the student and the two officers from the school. WSU officials said all student records are protected by the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act.