OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police officer is behind bars, accused of shocking sex crimes.
So far, seven victims have come forward and authorities say there may be many more.
On Friday, court records provided a timeline of the disturbing allegations.
Officer Daniel Holtzclaw is accused of raping and sexually assaulting women he pulled over.
According to court records, the sexual assaults began back in February and ended in June of this year.
Driving down Kelly near N.E. 23rd St., an Oklahoma City man saw a female friend walking alone in need of help back in May.
“I asked her what was wrong. She was crying,” said Chris Shelton.
Stopping at a nearby gas station to call police, Chris says the victim’s story came out.
“She finally said, ‘I was raped by a police officer’,” said Shelton.
At the time, the victim couldn’t identify her attacker, but we now know Holtzclaw is accused of that crime and many more.
“I’d like to see justice done because there is no doubt in my mind that this did happen,” said Shelton.
An arrest warrant now details how the first allegations against Holtzclaw came to light on Feb. 27.
A woman claims Holtzclaw touched both of her bare breasts, adding that she, “had city warrants and Holtzclaw advised her to ‘play by his rules’ and he would help her.”
From there, allegations arose from different victims on March 14, April 14, May 7, May 8, May 26 and lastly on June 18.
Following that alleged assault in June at N.E. 50th St. and Lincoln Blvd., Holtzclaw was pulled from patrolling the streets.
All the alleged acts took place in the Springlake Division.
So far, 7 victims have come forward, all African-American women.
“We’re hoping this doesn’t affect public trust, but we know that it can,” said Capt. Dexter Nelson, with the Oklahoma City Police Department.
“It puts a bad light on Oklahoma City police,” said Shelton.
Holtzclaw is on paid leave while the case is investigated.
He remains behind bars on a $5 million bond.