SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego City Council has settled for nearly $800,000 with another woman who sued the city saying she was sexually assaulted by a police officer.
U-T San Diego (http://bit.ly/198Vlwv ) reports Friday that the $795,000 settlement is the largest yet in lawsuits stemming from sexual assaults by former Officer Anthony Arevalos, who is serving a nearly nine-year prison term after being convicted of felony charges involving five women.
San Diego has now paid $2.3 million in Arevalos settlements.
Like three women who previously settled, the woman identified only as Jane Roe says Arevalos demanded sex during a 2010 traffic stop. One case is still pending.
Jane Roe's attorney says the case could have gone to trial but avoiding a painful court process was in the best interest of her client.
Information from: U-T San Diego, http://www.utsandiego.com
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