A San Diego Police officer faces charges related to a domestic violence incident that occurred last week.
SDPD officials announced Wednesday that Officer Timothy Romberger was arrested on Jan. 23. He was arraigned Wednesday at the El Cajon Superior Courthouse during which he pleaded not guilty. If convicted, Romberger would face up to nine years in a state prison. He remains free on $50,000 bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 19th.
According to SDPD officials: “The San Diego Police Department was made aware of the incident on January 22, and immediately began investigating the allegations which occurred in the City of Santee. On January 23, at approximately 5:30 am, Romberger was arrested by San Diego Police Investigators.”
Romberger is assigned to the SDPD Eastern Division Patrol. Due to his arrest, the 11-year veteran of the force had his officer powers revoked and has been suspended from duty with pay as the incident is being investigated.
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