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Former Police Officer Sexually Assaulted a Woman While on Duty: Officials

A Bolingbrook man and former Maywood police officer was arrested Friday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in a Villa Park hotel.

A Bolingbrook man and former Maywood police officer was arrested Friday after authorities said he sexually assaulted a woman while on duty. 

Deon Sams, 38, of 212 Orchard, is being held on $200,000 bond and is facing two counts of criminal sexual assault and one count of official misconduct, both felonies. 

Officials said that while on patrol on March 24, Sams encountered his female victim walking along the street in Maywood. He allegedly asked the woman if she needed assistance. He then returned to the police station with the woman, returned his police car and left with the woman in his personal car. 

Sams then took her to a Villa Park hotel, rented a room and escorted her to the room. Once inside the room, he allegedly sexual assaulted the woman.  

“My office takes any allegation of a sexual assault very seriously,” said DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said in a release. 

“What makes this case particularly disturbing is the alleged offender is a police officer. I would like to stress that the allegations against Mr. Sams are not a reflection of the fine men and women of the Maywood Police Department. I would like to thank the Maywood Police Department for their complete cooperation in this matter as well as Assistant State’s Attorney Romas Mockaitis for his efforts.”

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faith December 20, 2012 at 03:19 AM
Nicole you couldnt have said it any better!!!Now thats real talk. You see it easy for a person to judge from the outside and not know whats really going on! We will always have people that have nothing but hate because so much has been done to them rather the past or now. You are absolutely right this recent tragedy in Connecticut should teach us better I agree! Bless you Nicole
Equal Stand December 20, 2012 at 05:07 PM
Typical for our people always quick to judge, who cares what this man did in the past and what he is known for doing. Get out of that man business nosey as hell knowing or thinking you know everything about him. Faith if you indeed know him keep your head up and take care of yourself and your kids. Prayer works! People stop always quick to open our mouth and tear down the next person if he was so bad why you couldnt stand up before this was made public for you to say something? SMH
faith December 20, 2012 at 05:38 PM
Equal Stand I do know him and I will keep my head up and keep the faith...I know prayer works!!!!! God Bless You!
Commentater December 21, 2012 at 11:46 PM
First of all who cares if you know this low life a person who is willing to lose their whole livelyhood over a piece of pu$$y I would not be proud to know thats how I know that you are just as mentally disturbed as he is and its not over yet I have the right name faith huh well you are going to need it if you ever think this guy or creep for that matter will ever seek some help for his sexual disorder and somebody said think about his kids Hell why should I when he didnt think about them his dam self when he decided to PLAY BUT NOT PAY I guess when you paying crackheads,hoes, and everything above you feel you should get to hit atleast one time for free but he messed with the wrong girl that day Dum A$$ should have just paid that little WHAT $40 opposed to $20 g's that better been the time of his life this fool lost his job and freedom over some A$$ what a loser and he are married to that girl you need all the prayer in the world faith and btw I wouldnt touch something that look like that not even with your pu$$y he is a low life with a serious problem girl that nasty creep couldnt even wait to he got off work to go get some a$$ how are you going be on duty looking for a$$ talk about serve and protect Yeah right HE GOT SERVICED AND THEN DIDNT WANT TO PAY AND SHE SERVED HIM AND HE PAID A WHOLE HELL OF ALOT MORE THAN WHAT HE HAD TO.. Get your husband some help better yet just get away from the sex addict ttyl....
faith December 22, 2012 at 09:57 PM
Prayers sent ur way!!!!!!! Like I said 20,000 and Released, im sure you have looked his info up considering you're following him so closely! You must be one of his Fans! Seems like you are a Follower, since your following every lead you read and not Facts Sweety! Like I said you are A Non Factor!!!!!!! You must wanted to Fuck him and didint get the opportunity. .....awwwww you the only one still Commenting on this! Get a Life Scorned Woman! Worry bout your own life. ....oops seems like yoy dont have one!

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