MPD Officer Arrested For Rape, Incest

Posted on: 4:33 pm, November 27, 2012, by , updated on: 05:21pm, November 27, 2012

Cornelius Monger

(Memphis) A Memphis Police officer has been arrested for rape.

Cornelius P. Monger is charged with Rape, Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure and Incest.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says it was told Monger had inappropriate sexual contact with a member of his family at a residence in Southeast Shelby County.

“Upon further investigation, witnesses and a victim came forward and corroborated the allegations stating the abuse began when she was 16 years of age.”

Monger is being held on $100,000 bond.

Monger, currently assigned to Old Allen Station, has been relieved of duty pending the outcome of the investigation.