Nassau Cop Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Forcing Woman To Grope Him During Traffic Stop

MINEOLA, NY (CBSNewYork) – A Nassau County police officer has resigned after pleading guilty to official misconduct for forcing a woman to grope him during a traffic stop, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.

According to Rice,  34-year-old Garrett Mannerz stopped a car in East Meadow on Feb. 27 and performed field sobriety tests on the driver.

He then asked one of the passengers (all of whom were women in their early 20s) to get out of the car, commented on her attire, and asked for her phone number.

Mannerz then told the woman to walk over to his patrol car where he told her that if she “did something for him,” then he would let the driver leave without receiving a summons or being charged criminally.

Rice said Mannerz then grabbed the woman’s wrist and forced her to touch his penis through his clothing. He also arranged to call her to set up a “date.”

Mannerz let the three women drive away.

Within two hours, Mannerz began a series of sexually suggestive telephone calls to the passenger he had grabbed.

He was arrested on June 15 after the victim recorded one of the phone calls and brought it to police.

Mannerz was sentenced to 80 hours of community service and orders of protection were granted prohibiting Mannerz from contacting the three women who were in the car.

Mannerz had been a Nassau County police officer since November 2005. He is not eligible for a pension.

“Garrett Mannerz abused his authority by taking advantage of a woman while on duty, and his conduct was a disgrace to the Nassau County Police Department” said Rice. “Nassau County is a safer place with Garrett Mannerz off the police force.”

What do you think of this case? Sound off in the comments section below.

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  1. john says:

    80 hours of community service for sexual assault?

  2. Surfin Bird says:

    Its not right what the cop did however the taped called violated privacy laws.

    1. Johnson says:

      Wrong

  3. Fritz Von says:

    I hope she was hot.

  4. DR LOVE says:

    Well I am sure she loved the attention and loved the contact …
    Once and for all, can we let the criminal system for real crime… not a teenager behavior from a man whose only mistake is that he lives in a society where women are made into untouchable goddess when they pie and need to excavate like any one else and I must say many of them are rather ugly and enjoy any and all attention.

  5. mj says:

    another HERO cop

  6. J says:

    Disgusting C OPS. They are crooks, fcking drug dealers, gun runners, sex offenders, drunks and so on. I ‘m happy I turned that job down.

    1. Fritz Von says:

      Hahahaha, you couldn’t get any job.

  7. capt's daughter says:

    what a disgrace to the family of the long blue line & his own family. what a pitifully small sentence. may you be forever shunned by those who previously may have called you a “brother in arms.” your female relatives should turn their backs on you. there is no excuse. my dad was nypd for 30+ years and would be deeply saddened and angered. shame!!!

  8. Kevin Conklin says:

    What a moron. I’m happy he doesn’t draw a pension.

  9. Meme Meyagi says:

    what is done about 7 million mooslime terrorists living in usa?

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