CHARLOTTE -- Officer Matthew Porter 54, of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept was arrested, at his home
Porter is charged with eight counts of first-degree sex offense and 20 counts of indecent liberties.
The accuser, now 17, who lives in Nevada, told officials with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office that she was assaulted by Porter, who she said is a family friend.
Porter is assigned to the Aviation Unit, he has been placed on unpaid administrative leave. Graue said.
Police said there is nothing found that indicates the incidents happened while he was on duty.
CMPD is asking anyone else who may have been abused by Porter to call police.
*Editor's Note: A criminal charge is an accusation, by law, a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven in a court of law.