An investigation revealed that Wright engaged in non-consensual sexual contact with a person under his authority.

JESUP, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)  – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) reports that they arrested Jesup Police Department Officer Steven Wright, 30, for one count of Aggravated Sodomy, Sexual Assault Against a Person in Custody, and Violation of Oath of Office.

Wright turned himself into the Wayne County Jail.

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On August 18, the Brunswick Judicial Circuit District Attorney requested the GBI investigate an allegation of criminal misconduct by Wright. The investigation revealed that Wright engaged in non-consensual sexual contact with a person under his authority.

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Charges are merely accusations, and that the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until they are proven guilty.

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This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the GBI Kingsland Office at 912-729-6198.