Deputy Constable Christopher Kerr To Handcuffed Woman: "Adjust" My Erect Penis

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A woman who says she was groped and fondled by a Harris County deputy constable has filed a civil suit in which she provides more details from the alleged August 2011 incident.

The woman says deputy Christopher Kerr, a deputy in Constable Precinct 3, pulled her over, then handcuffed her and began groping and fondling, including sticking his hands up under her skirt.

But that wasn't all, according to the suit:

"Deputy Kerr then told Plaintiff that his penis was erect and that she needed to 'adjust it' or she would go to jail," the suit says.

The plaintiff, 28, is suing Kerr and the county, saying the constable's office "had previously fired Kerr for misconduct" but rehired him.

"Defendant Harris County Texas was aware of the propensities of Kerr to disregard the department's policies and procedures, but rehired and retained him in spite of such knowledge," the suit says.

Kerr resigned his position shortly after the incident.

The suit says no video is available of what Kerr allegedly did. "The traffic stop lasted about 30 minutes, but there is not any video record of it, because video of the incident was erased from the camera in Kerr's patrol car," it says.

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