Police: No Criminal Charges Filed In Sexual Harassment Case


UPDATED: Wednesday August 27, 2008 11:16 AM
Police said on Tuesday that no criminal charges would be filed against Anthony Gutierrez, who is at the center of a sexual harassment case inside Attorney General Marc Dann's office.
 
Cindy Stankoski, a former staffer in Dann’s office, filed a criminal complaint in the case on Friday, 10TV News reported.
 
Stankoski, 26, said that after a night of drinking with Gutierrez, the office's general services supervisor, she passed out in the bedroom of his Dublin condominium and awakened next to him with her pants unbuttoned.
 
According to police, detectives concluded their interview with Stankoski and her attorney, and then met with the chain of command to discuss the facts of the case.
 
Police said that they found no evidence that criminal acts took place and no charges would be filed.
 
Gutierrez, who has been suspended in connection to the complaint, has refused to comment on the case.
 
Stankoski and another staffer, Vanessa Stout, 26, filed a formal complaint in Cleveland with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 10TV's Paul Aker reported.
 
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