Claim details alleged rape by Paso Robles police officer

March 13, 2019

Sean Christopher McGuire

By KAREN VELIE

A woman who was allegedly raped by a Paso Robles police officer filed a claim against the city last month, saying city employees were negligent in the supervision of former officer Sean Christopher McGuire, and in preventing the sexual assault. [Cal Coast Times]

The 6-page claim is asking for damages in excess of $25,000. If the city rejects the claim, the woman can then file a lawsuit.

The claim was filed more than four months after the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office elected not to charge McGuire for sexual assault while on the job even though his DNA was found at the alleged victim’s home. While sheriff investigators wanted McGuire prosecuted for sexual assault, prosecutors determined the sexual acts could have been consensual.

On Dec.19, 2017, the woman called 911 to report she had been assaulted by her boyfriend. McGuire was one of the officers routed to the woman’s house to give assistance. While the other officers left following the arrest of the victim’s boyfriend, McGuire stayed behind.

According to the claim, McGuire then ordered the woman to hug him until he told her to let go.

“After five minutes, McGuire grabbed Claimant’s hand and placed it on his firearm,” the claim says. “He then grabbed her left hand and placed it on his erect penis.

“McGuire asked which gun Claimant preferred and she responded with his firearm. McGuire then insisted Claimant tell him what she would do with his ‘big cock,’ ” the claim says.

The woman asked McGuire to leave, but he said it was not safe because officers had damaged the front door when they forced their way in, according to the claim. McGuire eventually left.

A few days later, McGuire stopped by the victim’s house wearing civilian clothes. He said he was on his way to work and was conducting a welfare check, according to the claim.

McGuire then asked the claimant to go to her garage so they could talk privately, as her children were home. Inside the garage, the claim says McGuire tried to get the woman to perform oral sex. After she refused, McGuire allegedly bent her over a platform, pulled her pants down, and raped her.

On another occasion, McGuire asked the woman if she had told others what had happened, and then unsuccessfully attempting to force her to perform oral sex on him.

On May 9, 2018, Chief Ty Lewis placed McGuire on paid administrative leave while the sheriff’s department investigated the sexual assault allegations. Five months later, McGuire resigned and left the area.

The claim says that city employees knew or should have know about McGuire’s criminal conduct and that the city failed in its duty of care to the woman.

 


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carternsue

I find it interesting that our County DA opposes the death penalty, but never holds (it appears so) law enforcement or political officials accountable for crimes as in the case of Officer Sean C. McGuire who was accused of serious sexual crimes in Paso Robles but has since left the area. Let’s bring it to court and see if he really is guilty or not, no, we let him go free to leave and work somewhere else. By the way, the Sheriff and his investigators wanted to duly charge him as was reported. Seems odd to show somewhat disrespect for a fine Sheriff I believe! Hum……..


Myself

Another black mark against the DA’s office, this case looked like it had prosecute written all over it and the DA dropped the ball.


carternsue

To finish the comment above, what do you expect from a hypocritical, dirty dealing, DANDOW?

Agreed, lets drain the swamp!


kayaknut

Do we know if officer McGuire is working in another police department? and if so was that department aware of the issues in Paso?


diamond

Law enforcement cover up and corruption in San Luis Obispo country is no secret. From the Holland murder to several drunk driving cops, they are now covering up for a known sexual predator and serial rapist. These premeditated rapes show a sinister pattern of Extreme criminal deviance. This goes well beyond the usual wink wink boys in blue favors. It’s really time for outside agencies to investigate this highly corrupt Incompetent complicit department. Its Time to take out the garbage.


billmartinsr

Yeah they got me on wednesdays most wanted yet they allow this rapist piece of shit walk away with pay and leave the area even though his semen was found in the victim’s garage! Why the fuck else would this cops jizz be found in the garage? They arrest her boyfriend then head tells the other officers to leave. The end he. Sexually molest her and they say there isn’t enough to prosecute?!?! Wtf?! Yet a man stops by my house and talks to me on my front porch and they charge me with conspiracy to distribute because they were. Watching the guy who stopped by?!?! But they never actually caught me doing anything but talking to the guy on my front porch for 5 minutes. And minnow IM THE MOST WANTED?!!?