A Yakima County sheriff's deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a woman a gunpoint while he was on duty.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 37-year-old Deputy Sean Moore was arrested Wednesday and appeared Thursday in court where he was ordered held on $500,000 bail for investigation of assault and rape charges.
A police report says Moore and the woman are well known to each other. He is accused of assaulting her Sunday after he found another man at her home.
Moore has been a deputy for seven years. The sheriff's office is also conducting an internal investigation of the incident.