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Additional charges filed against KCSO deputy suspected of sexual assault in August 2019

Posted at 9:14 PM, Feb 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 01:31:17-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Additional charges have been filed against a Kern County Sheriff's Office deputy who allegedly sexually assaulted a womanin his patrol car in August, 2019.

According to the Kern County Superior Court website, deputy Michael Everett Clark will now face two felony charges of stalking, one additional felony charge of sexual battery and assault by public officer.

Court documents previously obtained by 23ABC state that Clark picked up a woman in his patrol car while she walking home from work in Rosamond on Aug. 24, 019.

According to an official's statement, once they got to her home, Clark forced himself on her and began kissing her. The victim reportedly told officials that she went along with it because she felt like she couldn't say no or leave his patrol car. The victim also told officials that after kissing her, Clark undid his pants and put her hand on his penis, started touching her right breast and her vaginal area "above her clothes."

He was originally charged with felony sexual battery, assault by public officer and false imprisonment.

The new charges were filed on January 13, according to the superior court website.

Clark is due in court Monday.