Grand jury indicts Montgomery police officer on sex charge

Grand jury indicts Montgomery police officer on sex charge

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A Montgomery County grand jury has indicted a Montgomery police officer on a charge of sodomy first degree.

Deonte Hamner was arrested in June after allegedly sexually assaulting a man while on duty.

According to court documents, Hamner pulled over the victim's vehicle because of a noise complaint. Hamner then allegedly pulled a gun on the victim and forced him to perform oral sex.

The victim has filed a lawsuit against Hamner. According to the lawsuit, the victim now suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, extreme humiliation, anxiety, depression and mental anguish.

Hamner was placed on administrative leave.

He joined the Montgomery Police Department in 2014.

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