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2nd woman files complaint against former deputy

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ A second woman has filed a civil complaint
alleging a former Ada County sheriff's sergeant made unwanted
sexual advances.
The second woman came forward after hearing about another case reported this spring.
Former Sgt. Joe Wright resigned in May, about a month after the
first woman accused him of forcing himself on her.
Attorney Joe Filicetti says the first encounter was consensual
and that Wright denies the second accusation.
Gem County officials investigated the first case and did not
find enough evidence to file criminal charges. The woman has filed
a $1.5 million civil lawsuit.
The second woman, who alleges Wright kissed and groped her, has filed a civil complaint seeking $250,000 in damages, but has not filed a lawsuit.
Attorney Jeff McKinnie represents both women.


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