Boise Police officer charged with felony rape in off-duty incident

Posted at 12:56 PM, Oct 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 14:58:58-04

BOISE — The Boise Police Department is announcing the arrest of one of its officers by Ada County Sheriff's Office deputies after the investigation of an incident that occurred when the officer was off-duty.

Eric Simunich has been charged with a count of felony rape.

Boise Police released information about the arrest today. In a post on the BPD website, it reads, "Per Boise Police Department protocol, the officer has been suspended pending the conclusion of the Ada County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigation and a BPD internal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident."