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SCPD: Patchogue Code Enforcement Officer Arrested for Sexual Misconduct, Forcible Touching

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Dennis Fajardo of Brentwood, 28, picked up women on two occassions on Main Street in a marked vehicle and engaged in unlawful sexual contact, officials say.

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SCPD arrested Dennis Fajardo of Brentwood, 28, a Patchogue Village Code Enforcement officer.

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Long Island, NY - May 17, 2018 - Suffolk County Police today arrested a Patchogue Village Code Enforcement officer who engaged in sexual contact with two women on two separate occasions while he was on duty.  
 
A 35-year-old woman reported a man wearing a uniform picked her up in a marked vehicle on Main Street in Patchogue on April 16 at approximately 4:30 a.m., drove her around and then parked his vehicle and engaged in unlawful sexual contact with the woman. A 24-year-old woman reported a man wearing a uniform picked her up in a marked Patchogue Village Code Enforcement vehicle on Main Street on May 13 at approximately 4 a.m., drove her around and then parked the vehicle and engaged in unlawful sexual contact with her.
 
Following an investigation by Major Case Unit detectives with the cooperation of the Patchogue Village Public Safety Office, Dennis Fajardo, 28, of Brentwood, was arrested on May 16 and charged with Sexual Misconduct and Forcible Touching.
 
Fajardo is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip on May 17.
 
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