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Raleigh Police Officer Charged, Suspended

Posted March 28, 2001 6:00 a.m. EST

— The Raleigh Police department is conducting an administrative investigation into the events leading up to the arrest of Officer T.R. Boatman for taking indecent liberties with a minor.

Boatman was arrested by the Hoke County Sheriff's Department Thursday night. He is charged with three counts of taking indecent liberties with a minor.

The case involves two children that he knew in Fayetteville.

Boatman is being held in the Hoke County jail.

A member of the Raleigh Police Department since June 15, 1998, Boatman has been suspended from his job without pay.