A Fulton County police officer has been arrested and charged with aggravated child molestation and rape, police said.
Officer Michael Bernard Wilson, 30, was arrested Tuesday by DeKalb County police, Capt. Darryl Halbert with Fulton police told the AJC. The five-year veteran of the department has been suspended without pay, Halbert said.
The mother of a 12-year-old girl reported the crimes to DeKalb police, who secured arrest warrants against Wilson, Officer Jason Gagnon said.
Wilson, of Ellenwood, was arrested during a traffic stop, Gagnon said. He has been charged with two counts of child molestation, rape and false imprisonment, Gagnon said.
The crimes date back to May, according to DeKalb County jail booking records.
Wilson was booked into the DeKalb jail, where he is being held without bond.