Hopewell police officer arrested for sexual assault

Mark Baggett
Mark Baggett

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - A Hopewell police officer has been arrested for sexual assault.

34-year-old Mark Baggett is charged with one count of forcible sodomy.

It stems from an alleged incident in October involving a 38-year-old woman.

Baggett is still in jail tonight --- and has resigned effective immediately.

He's due in court next Tuesday.

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