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EPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Sex Abuse Charges

An EPD officer who resigned in December pled guilty to sex abuse charges. Here's EPD's press release; we're pretty sure that the December 2013 is actually 2012, since 2013's December hasn't happened yet:

Today, Stefan Zeltvay, former EPD officer, age 44, of Eugene pled guilty to five counts of Sexual Harassment and one count of Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree.

Zeltvay, who has resigned from his employment with EPD, was with the department since September 18, 1995.

Eugene Police received a possible criminal complaint about Zeltvay on July 10, 2012. During the criminal investigation, EPD learned of new, potentially criminal acts by Zeltvay and began investigating those. Ultimately, the findings were forwarded to the District Attorney.

The criminal investigation identified a number of women who were sexually abused or sexually harassed by Zeltvay. His criminal acts occurred over a period of years.  The incidents of abuse happened in a number of settings. They occurred while Zeltvay was on-duty and off-duty, during social functions and on personal time. His criminal behavior involved inappropriate comments and offensive and sexual touching.

Because of the history and nature of the abuse, EPD is concerned about the possibility there could be more victims. Anyone with information can call Eugene Police Sgt. Scott McKee 541.682.5144. If they are uncomfortable calling police, they can call the Police Auditor at 541.682.5016.

Zeltvay employed by Eugene Police as a patrol officer in September 1995 and worked patrol and rapid deployment unit until he became a School Resource Team Officer August 10, 2003. At this time, there have been no sustained reports of crimes from the schools. Zeltvay was placed on modified duty October 31, 2012 and then on paid administrative leave on December 20, 2012.

EPD Career Positions and Dates for Stefan Zeltvay:

Hired September 18, 1995. School Resource Team since August 2003.

Position Hired Into: Police Officer, September 18, 1995

Assignments per PAF history

Probationary Recruit Officer: September 18, 1995- March 18, 1997

Patrol: March 1997- January 4, 1999

RDU (Rapid Deployment Unit): January 5, 1999-February 5, 2000

Patrol: February 6, 2000-August 23, 2003

School Resource Team: August 24, 2003-December 19, 2013

Desk Duty (modified duty on 10/31/12)

Placed on Admin Leave: December 20, 2013