Chicago cop charged with inappropriately touching girl, 15, in Wisconsin Dells

Chicago Police Sgt. Jose Garcia

CHICAGO — A 22-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department has been relieved of his police powers over allegations that he sexually assaulted a girl in Wisconsin Dells.

Sgt. Jose Garcia is charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year-old girl over the summer.

Garcia appeared in bond court Wednesday and was ordered to surrender to authorities in Wisconsin.

Chicago police say they are cooperating with officials in Wisconsin.