Deputy arrested on attempted rape, child neglect charges


The investigation began Friday, Sept. 6

Grant County Deputy Tyler Smith was arrested for child neglect and attempted rape charges on Sept. 6, 2019. (OSP)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Grant County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Tyler Smith was arrested on child neglect, attempted rape, and assault charges on Monday.

An investigation began after the Oregon State Police received a request to look into the suspect on Friday.

Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer has not released any statement on this arrest so far.

KOIN 6 News will update this story as soon as possible.

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