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Sheriff's detective accused of obstructing arrest of sexual assault suspect

A detective with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department was arrested in Temecula on Sunday night on suspicion of obstructing and resisting officers during the arrest of a suspect in a sexual assault.

Lauren T. McAllister, 37, allegedly tried to prevent Riverside County sheriff’s deputies from finding and arresting Matthew Frembling on the 32000 block of Poppy Street.

Deputies responded to the address to investigate a report of a sexual assault at the home. The 26-year-old victim told officers that Frembling, 33, of Murrieta had attacked her and was still in the residence.

Frembling was arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.

San Diego County sheriff’s spokeswoman Melissa Aquino said the agency learned that a member of the department had been arrested in Riverside County over the weekend.

"Department policy is that when an employee is arrested, an internal affairs investigation is initiated," Aquino said in a statement regarding McAllister’s arrest, declining to provide any more details.

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