One of the first officers at the scene where three women were held captive in a Cleveland house for about a decade says the emotion of the moment was overwhelming.

Officer Anthony Espada, in response to a request from top police brass, wrote down his recollections and they were posted on a Cleveland police department blog.

Estrada says it was emotionally overwhelming when he and a partner recognized Amanda Berry approaching their patrol car. When Berry mentioned that Gina DeJesus (deh-HAY'-soos) and another women were inside the house, Estrada said it felt like a bombshell.

The officer says he replays the scene in his mind every day.

The home's owner, Ariel Castro, has been charged with kidnapping and rape.

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Online:

http://clevelandpolice.wordpress.com/2013/05/13/patrol-officer-recounts-finding-missing-women/