SPD officer arrested for aggravated sodomy out on bond

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – An officer with the Savannah Police Department (SPD), accused of aggravated sodomy, has posted bail.

27-year-old Arthur Thrope was arrested on July 19 for aggravated sodomy against the will of the other person or a person who is less than 10 years of age. A spokesperson for Savannah Police clarified that the victim was an adult.

Chatham County officials confirmed Tuesday he was released on bond.

According to SPD, Thorpe has been with the department since September 2016. He was placed on administrative leave pending the result of an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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