Bowman Police Officer Arrested
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A Bowman police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with kidnapping and committing a lewd act on a minor.
According to warrants from the State Law Enforcement Division, 38-year-old Harry Lee Tucker of Branchville was charged with two counts each of misconduct in office and kidnapping and one count each of assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct and committing a lewd act on a minor.
According to arrest warrants, Tucker took a 14-year-old girl to the Bowman Police Department and held her there against her will. The warrants also say he touched the girl inappropriately and assaulted her after taking her to a remote location.
Tucker was on duty at the time of the incidents.
(Posted on July 27, 2005)