An Orlando Police officer was arrested after a 22-year-old woman accused him of having sex with her at a police substation, the Orlando Sentinel reported.
Veteran officer Roderick Johnson, 44, was arrested Monday and faces two counts of sexual battery by a law enforcement officer, according to a warrant arrest affidavit. He was released from jail on $10,500 bond.
The incident began on Oct. 16, but it wasn't until days after that the woman came forward, fearful that she had contracted an STD, an 18-page arrest affidavit obtained by the Sentinel said.
Johnson initially pulled over the woman, who was found driving a stolen vehicle with two men, at a gas station on Orange Blossom Trail.
Other officers assisted Johnson, including one who found a bag of marijuana in the car, according to the report.
Johnson let the two men go. The car was towed.
The woman told authorities that Johnson acted flirtatiously after the traffic stop and that he asked her about sexual acts in the patrol car, according to the affidavit.
The 22-year-old told authorities Johnson took her to a police substation on Orange Center Boulevard. Inside, she said he threw $40 on the desk and told her she could go to jail happy now that she had money, the affidavit obtained by the newspaper said.
Although the woman said she was neither coerced nor raped, she told authorities she feared she would face other charges if she didn’t have sex with the officer, the affidavit said.
Johnson, who exempted his booking photo under Florida provisions, denied the sexual battery allegations.
It was unknown whether he had an attorney.