Vernon deputy who resigned amid allegation arrested on sex charge

Kim Pollock (Source: Leesville Police Department)
Kim Pollock (Source: Leesville Police Department)

LEESVILLE, LA (KPLC) - The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office deputy who resigned this week amid a sex-related allegation has been arrested by the Leesville Police Department.

Kim Pollock, 49, turned himself in Thursday to Leesville Police authorities for an active warrant for sexual battery, according to a news release from the Leesville department.

Leesville authorities said a warrant was issued after an investigation of a complaint filed Dec. 3.

A woman alleged that Pollock made unwanted sexual advancements toward her and touched her in an "inappropriate manner," according to an Associated Press report.

Pollock's bond is set at $5,000.

Vernon Parish Sheriff Sam Craft ordered an internal investigation and Pollock was placed on administrative leave pending the outcome.

However, as a result of the internal investigation, Craft said Pollock resigned.

The Leesville police department is the lead agency on the criminal investigation.

Copyright 2012 KPLC. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.