John Stewart

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Service Record

Agency St. Louis Missouri Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service January 3, 1989 - June 13, 2015.[1]
Last Known Status Resigned[1]

Incident Reports

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2015 Sexual Assault

On June 12, 2015, Stewart responded to a report of a stolen car. After taking the report, Stewart entered the pregnant female caller's apartment and coerced her into committing a sex act.[1]

On June 13, 2015, Stewart resigned from the department.[1]

Department Response

On June 16, 2015, the department announced that it had started a criminal and internal investigation.[2]

Stewart's resignation ended the internal affairs investigation.[1]

Legal Action

In 2015, prosecutors declined to file charges.[1]

On January 31, 2018, Stewart was charged with Felony Sodomy or Attempted Sodomy in the 1st Degree.[3]

On June 13, 2018, the woman filed a civil lawsuit against Stewart, accusing him of violating her constitutional rights by holding her captive.[4]

On November 24, 2021, prosecutors dismissed the state's case against Stewart as the victim did not show up to testify. Charges could be refiled.[1]