Rome Police officer arrested for rape

Jason A. Paul

An off-duty Rome Police Officer is facing rape charges, according to the Rome Police Department.

32-year-old Jason A. Paul was arrested and charged with third degree rape after the investigation into an incident that happened in the early morning hours of June 29 in Rome.

Paul is accused of having sex with a woman without her consent. We have reached out to Rome Police for more information into the incident. Paul has been suspended without pay pending the investigation.

Paul was arraigned in Rome City Court Monday afternoon. There was no information about a future court date.