SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM) — A 49-year-old Bexar County deputy has been charged with allegedly illegally strip searching six females.

The sheriff’s office said in a news release that Floyd Berry faces three misdemeanor counts of official oppression for searches conducted from Nov. 24 through Dec. 4.

The 18-year veteran of the department had already been placed on administrative duty after several victims reported the strip searches to the department’s Internal Affairs Unit, the San Antonio Express-News reported.

Jail records show Berry is currently in custody.

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