Captain Randal Woolery has worked for the Seattle Police Department for 31 years. He has been placed on administrative leave following him being arrested on Wednesday in north Seattle, according to KING-TV.
The station reports being unable to get in contact with Woolery for comment.
“Seattle police arrested a 53-year-old SPD employee last night in an undercover Vice operation in North Seattle,” Sgt. Sean Whitcomb told KIRO-TV. The other four men’s identities haven’t been revealed.
Sources were cited that said Woolery offered $40 to an undercover officer who posed as a prostitute.
Woolery was released after being booked, and faces misdemeanor charges.
Recently Woolery was honored for his leadership skills, according to KIRO-TV. Mr Woolery has also been serving as the fire commissioner for Snohomish County.
Featured Image: Seattle Police Captain Randal Woolery, he’s also a county fire commissioner. (Credit: Snohomish County Fire District 7)
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