COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (TCD) -- A police officer was arrested last week on multiple charges including kidnapping and child abuse.
According to KUSA-TV, the Colorado Springs Police Department said detectives learned about allegations against Shane Reed on March 9. An investigation was reportedly launched.
According to KOAA-TV, on Friday, March 18, authorities had gathered enough evidence to obtain an arrest warrant for Reed. He was reportedly charged with second-degree kidnapping, child abuse, menacing, and harassment — strike, shove, kick.
Reed was arrested and booked into the El Paso County Jail, KMGH-TV reports. He was reportedly placed on administrative leave from the Colorado Springs Police Department. He had been employed by the department since 2018, KOAA reports.
Interim Police Chief Adrian Vasquez told KUSA, "The Colorado Springs Police Department values the trust placed in our organization by the community, and we are committed to holding officers accountable who violate that trust."
Vasquez added, "CSPD Detectives arrested Officer Shane Reed for several serious charges to include one felony charge. While Officer Reed has the same presumption of innocence and due process rights as every person arrested, it is important that the citizens of Colorado Springs know that their officers will be held accountable when their actions warrant it."