PLAINFIELD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – A high-ranking member of the Plainfield Fire Department has been charged with sexually assaulting a junior member of the department.

The alleged victim tells police that Captain Kevin Wells, 27, sexually assaulted her in the fire station. Police executed a search and seizure warrant at the fire department on August 10.

Thursday, police say Wells turned himself in to face three counts of second-degree sexual assault. Wells was released on $50,000 bond and is due in Danielson Superior Court September 11.

Police say the case is still active and the investigation is ongoing.



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