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Police Officer Resigns Following his Arrest

Police Officer Resigns Following his Arrest

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(KSL News) A Centerville police officer has quit his job after being accused of assaulting his wife and 5-year-old daughter.

Sergeant John Spencer faces charges including felony child abuse, felony aggravated assault and domestic violence in the presence of a child.

Spencer resigned from the force yesterday.

The Centerville chief of police said Spencer had been on the force for 16 years and had recently experienced "marital problems."

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