Detroit Police Sergeant Suspended on Sex Charges

A suspended Detroit police sergeant has been bound over for trial on extortion and sexual assault charges after a woman said she was forced into a sex act.

Thirty-nine-year-old Roosevelt Tidwell is accused of forcing a sex act on a woman after an encounter in a park.

The eleven-year veteran of the department also faces a preliminary hearing for allegedly forcing 22- and 25-year-old women to engage in sex acts with their male friends.

Tidwell has been suspended without pay. He remains in the Wayne County Jail on bonds totaling 2.5 million dollars.