Saturday, October 24, 2020
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore Police SWAT team officer was charged with child sex abuse in Harford County, according to court records.
Donald P. Hildebrandt, 50, was charged this week with four counts, including sex abuse of a minor, third-degree sex offense and second-degree assault, The Baltimore Sun reported Friday. The offense date is listed as Oct. 16 and charges were filed on Oct. 21, but additional details of the allegations were not immediately available.
Court records show Hildebrandt was released on $30,000 unsecured personal bond. It’s not known if he has an attorney, and he is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 19.
The Baltimore Police Department said in a statement that it is aware of the investigation in Harford County and that Hildebrandt has been suspended without pay. He has been a police officer since 2006, according to the department.