Exeter police officer arrested for having sex with a minor

August 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
An Exeter police officer is expected in court Wednesday, after he was accused of having sex with a minor.

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Jeff Detwiler, 46, was arrested Tuesday afternoon. He's been with the department for at least five years.

Authorities say Detwiler is also facing charges of possession of a controlled substance and for intimidating a witness.

He was booked into the Tulare County jail, with bail set at $75,000.00.

The Exeter Police Department is expected to release more details about the arrest Wednesday afternoon.