Former Douglas County Deputy Cory Cooper turned himself in to authorities at the Douglas County Jail Monday morning.
Detectives with the Omaha Police Special Victims Unit arrested and booked Cooper on one count of 1st degree sexual assault. The Omaha Police Department conducted the investigation and report that Cooper was on duty at the time of the incident on February 10th.
They say at 9 pm, Cooper was on duty driving a marked Douglas County Sheriff cruiser patrolling Lake Zorinsky Park. They say Cooper saw an adult female and her boyfriend and questioned both. Officials say after questioning both Cooper took the female back to his cruiser where a sexual assault occurred.
Cooper was a five-year veteran of the sheriff’s department.