Sacramento Firefighter Accused of Inappropriate Contact With Patient

A Sacramento firefighter has been charged with misdemeanor sexual battery stemming from an April 1, 2017 EMS incident.

Jared Evans, 32, was arrested earlier this week following a police investigation that began in mid-April after a fire department paramedic intern accused him of inappropriately touching a female seizure patient. Evans has been on leave since April 24.

Here is a link to more on the story including video coverage that I could not embed.

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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