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Asotin County deputy placed on unpaid leave

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ASOTIN, Wash. -

An Asotin County Sheriff's deputy is on paid leave Monday. He's accused of misconduct while off duty.

Prosecutors are now deciding whether to charge deputy Jeff Polillo with rendering criminal assistance and failure to report the abuse or neglect of a minor. Detectives say over the course of a few months, Polillo learned a 32-year-old friend of his was sexually involved with a teenage girl and he didn't report it.

When investigators searched Polillo's phone, they say they also learned he had been helping a woman with a warrant avoid getting arrested for drugs.

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