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San Diego to pay $5.9 million to woman assaulted by officer
San Diego to pay $5.9 million to woman assaulted by officer

The city of San Diego has agreed to a $5.9 million settlement with a woman who was sexually assaulted by a police officer after a traffic stop, officials announced Thursday. The victim, identified only as Jane Doe, was assaulted by Anthony Arevalos, 44, an 18-year veteran of the Police Department. Arevalos was convicted in 2011 of demanding sexual favors from seven women after traffic stops. Jane Doe “was the courageous victim whose report of Arevalos’ misconduct led to his arrest and conviction,” according to a joint statement released at a news conference by City Atty. Jan Goldsmith, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman, Jane Doe’s attorneys Browne Greene, Linda...

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