Yes, Officer James Bryant, the same involved in the arrest that left a Coquille man a quadriplegic has been arrested on charges of providing alcohol to a minor and contributing to the sexual delinquency of a minor.
From the press release
On 03/18/09, the Coos Bay Police Department in cooperation with the Coquille Police Department arrested James Bryant, a 8 year veteran officer of the Coquille Police Department for the following offenses:
1. Contributing to Sexual Delinquency of a Minor-Attempted
2. Furnishing Alcohol to a Minor
On 03/18/09, at about 7:15 a.m. a citizen complaint was reported to the Coquille Police Department alleging Officer James Bryant provided alcohol to a minor and solicited another minor to engage in a sexual act sometime between the evening hours of 3/17 and the early morning hours of 3/18 at a home in Coos Bay.
Due to the nature of the allegations, Chief Mark Dannels contacted the Coos Bay Police Department and requested an outside agency conduct the investigation. Based on a subsequent investigation, James Bryant was taken into custody on the two above listed charges and transported to the Coos County Jail. The investigation is continuing and additional charges are anticipated.
The identified victims at this time include a 17 year old female Coquille resident and an 18 year old female Coos Bay resident. The incident occurred at a home in the 2500 block of Woodland Drive in Coos Bay.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Coos Bay Police Department at 269-8911.