SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Police Department says a local law enforcement officer was arrested after agreeing to a "sex act."
The suspect has been identified as 57-year-old Pete Perez. He was arrested around 5 p.m. Thursday. He was charged with soliciting prostitution, Bexar County records show.
Authorities were undercover conducting an operation. SAPD says, "While conducting the operation, a case was made when the defendant agreed to a sex act. The defendant once stopped at the listed location and was arrested without incident."
KENS 5 also confirmed that Perez was an employee at Trinity University. They sent us the following statement:
Trinity University confirms that Pete Perez has been an employee of the University for 18 years. This morning, after learning of his arrest and in accordance with University policies and practices, Assistant Chief Perez has been placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation of this matter.
According to Trinity's website, Perez is an Assistant Chief with the Trinity University Police Department. He has 28 years experience in university policing and instructed a women's self-defense course at Trinity.
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