Woman arrested in Alton Police Chief lewdness case.
POSTED: Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 7:34am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:34am
In a NewsCenter 23 update, the woman accused of having sex with Alton Police Chief Baldemar Flores has been arrested.
The woman is identified as 22 year-old Cynthia Garcia from Mission and she was charged with one count of public lewdness. Garcia is out of jail after posting a $5,000 dollar bond. The 22 year-old told authorities she has been in a relationship with Flores since 2006 and the couple would meet behind businesses and other places for sex.
Flores was charged with one count of lewdness as well and officials say he has taken an unpaid leave of absence from the police department.