In all, the teen said she sent Ruscoe about 50 photos of herself, exposed and Ruscoe sent her inappropriate photos of himself.During a cadet camp at the University of Hartford last year, the teen said she noticed Ruscoe paying attention to two Trumbull girls and told him that people were talking about him flirting with one of the teens in an effort to get him to stop flirting, police documents state.Months later, her drill instructor, identified as Ruscoe, started sending inappropriate and flirty messages, the girl told police.
After meeting with the teen, police searched her phone for the messages.
In January, police obtained a search warrant for Ruscoe's phone and met with him at the police station to retreive it.
Original Article 02/25/2014 State police have arrested a 20-year veteran of the Trumbull police department who is accused of sexual assaulting one member of the police department's explorer program and sharing inappropriate texts with another.
Trumbull police said , 44, has been suspended from duty and there is an internal investigation to determine if he violated any department policies or regulations.
Ruscoe served as an advisor to the explorer program, which works with youth interested in possible law enforcement careers, for several years, according to a statement from Trumbull Police Chief Thomas Kiely. 14, 2013, when a suspicious incident was reported at a high school in Tolland County.The application for the arrest warrant says one victim is now 17 and he is accused of sharing inappropriate texts with her. The 17-year-old girl told police that she joined the police explorers program in 2011, when she was 14.