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Seattle police captain arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Associated Press

SEATTLE – Court records and police have confirmed that a Seattle Police Department captain has been arrested on suspicion of sexual exploitation and has been placed on administrative leave.

Randal Woolery was booked shortly after midnight Thursday and was released less than 30 minutes later, according to King County Jail records, the Seattle Times reported.

Sgt. Sean Whitcomb said in a statement that a 53-year-old Seattle Police Department employee was arrested in an undercover Vice operation in North Seattle.

Seattle Municipal Court records show no complaint was immediately filed by the Seattle City Attorney’s Office he has not been charged.

City Attorney Pete Holmes’s spokesman Dan Nolte said the case is with the office’s review and filing unit.

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