Scottsdale detention officer accused of sexual conduct with minor

A Scottsdale detention officer is behind bars after being accused of sexual conduct with a minor.

Scottsdale Police had received a tip on June 12 about Tony Michael Ekiss for "alleged crimes" that he committed in the city of Surprise.

Ekiss resigned from the police department after his arrest, and faces a number of charges, including:

  • 8 counts of sexual conduct with a minor
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Aggravated luring of a minor for sexual exploitation
  • Surreptitious photography
  • Child molestation
  • Furnishing harmful items to minors

No other information was released about his case.

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