SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco police officer who killed himself after being pulled over by police in a neighboring metropolis was beneath investigation for youngster sexual abuse in Las Vegas, authorities stated Tuesday.
Antonio Cacatian, 49, shot himself Monday afternoon after San Francisco police requested assist arresting him. Police within the close by metropolis of Richmond, the place Cacatian lived, pulled him over in a shopping center parking zone and officers retreated to their vehicles once they heard a gunshot, Lt. Felix Tan stated.
Tan stated the home windows of Cacatian’s automobile had been tinted and officers couldn’t see inside.
One used a gun that fires bean baggage to interrupt a window and found Cacatian’s physique inside. Cacatian was beneath investigation over allegations that he might have dedicated sexual acts with a toddler beneath the age of 14 in 2014, Las Vegas Metropolitan police spokeswoman Laura Meltzer informed the San Francisco Chronicle.
Cacatian apparently knew the kid, Meltzer stated. Detectives hadn’t secured a warrant for his arrest however knowledgeable San Francisco police concerning the case final week, Meltzer stated. Cacatian was a 9-year veteran of San Francisco’s police division.