SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Salt Lake County Sheriff's deputy accused of disrobing in public has resigned.
Employees at a jewelry company told police Tuesday they saw Deputy Darrell Magee get out of his department-issued S-U-V and remove his clothes. According to the police report, he sat naked and cross-legged facing west for about 30 seconds before putting on his clothes. He told police he was conducting a religious ritual and was wearing underwear.
He was on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation.
Yesterday, Magee turned in his resignation saying he was "re-thinking his career."
Magee has worked for the sheriff's office since 1996.
Prosecutors have declined to file any charges citing lack of evidence.
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