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Emmett Twp. officer arrested on criminal sexual conduct charges

Posted at 10:11 PM, Aug 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-13 23:13:39-04

EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Emmett Township public safety officer was arrested Wednesday on two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct.

According to a release from Michigan State Police, the charges are related to two separate incidents at the officer’s residence in Emmett Township.

The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that 45-year-old Troy Estree  is that officer, and he’s accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

He has been placed on paid leave by the Emmett Township Department of Public Safety, according to a release.

Troy Estree photo from Emmett Township Public Safety website

Troy Estree photo from Emmett Township Public Safety website

Estree is being held in the Branch County jail for safety concerns and is expected to be arraigned Thursday in Calhoun County, The Enquirer reports.