A 43-year-old Boise Police Department officer has been arrested after an alleged rape incident that happened when he was off-duty.

The Boise Police Department says Ada County Sheriff's deputies arrested Eric Michael Simunich after an investigation into the incident.

Simunich has been charged with one count of felony rape.

Per the police department's protocol, Simunich has been suspended as an officer until the Ada County Sheriff's Office criminal investigation and a BPD internal investigation is completed regarding the alleged incident.

According to police records, Simunich was booked into the Ada County Jail at noon on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

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