Spokane officer suspended for link with prostitute

SPOKANE — A Spokane police officer has been suspended for two months without pay after an internal investigation found he had been associating off-duty with a woman who used meth and was involved in prostitution and burglary.

Chief Frank Straub says the investigation also found that Officer Darrell Quarles conducted an unauthorized records search to check on a criminal investigation of the woman.

The Spokesman-Review reports when Quarles returns he must work under direct supervision and participate in community service assignments.

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