Former Ruidoso cop arrested for molesting teen

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RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – A former Ruidoso police officer is behind bars for allegedly molesting a young family member. Authorities say the teenage girl told them Douglas Sabo touched her several times a month over two years.

Sabo now faces 24 counts of criminal sexual penetration and one count of trying to bribe a witness.

His bond has been set at $100,000 dollars and a preliminary hearing is set for August 7, 2014. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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