LAS CRUCES (KRQE) - A Grand Jury has indicted a former police officer on charges he raped two young girls.
Michael Garcia, 37, a detective for the Las Cruces Police Department, was arrested in August for allegedly raping a teenage girl during a ride-along in his unmarked police car in 2011.
He was arrested a second time last month and faces 10 additional charges related to the alleged rape of another girl between 2004 and 2008.
Garcia remains free on bond and has resigned from the department.
According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, Garcia investigated child abuse and sex crimes.
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