Married police officer who was described as “a great man” tried to have sex with underage girlBy Mason White 1:52 PM February 6, 2018
A police officer shocked his colleges by seducing an underage girl to have sex with him, according to police in California.
The Stockton Police Department said that they have arrested 28-year-old Matthew Huff after being accused of attempting to have sex with a girl who was under the age of 18.
Huff has been charged with contacting a minor with the intent of sex, sending harmful matter to seduce a minor, and annoying or molesting a child under 18.
He was booked into the San Joaquin County Jail and his bail has been set at $253,000.
According to the police investigation, Huff is married, and he and his wife recently had a baby.
Over a period of time, Huff attempted to seduce the underage girl to have sex with him while working with the Stockton Police Department.
His colleagues arrested Huff on Saturday following the investigation.
Several neighbors said that they were shocked by the behavior of the long-time police officer.
One neighbor called Huff “a great man.”
Another neighbor said that “the never thought Huff would be involved in something like this.”
Huff’s father and brother also work at the Stockton Police Department.
Huff is the first family to have three members working at the Stockton Police Department.