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Ben Roethlisberger Police Report: Cop Who Interviewed Accuser in Sex Assault Case Resigns

Ben Roethlisberger poses for a picture with Sgt. Jerry Blash. (AP/Union-Recorder)

ATLANTA (CBS/AP) The Georgia cop who took the first police report from the woman who accused Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault has resigned.

Milledgeville police Chief Woodrow Blue on Friday confirmed that Sgt. Jerry Blash resigned Wednesday.

That's one day before the Georgia Bureau of Investigation made public all documents related to its investigation of a 20-year-old woman's claim that Roethlisberger sexually assaulted her.

Prosecutors say they're not charging Roethlisberger. Blash is the only officer who interviewed the quarterback, with whom he posed for pictures earlier that night.

He acknowledged in an interview with investigators that he made some derogatory comments about the alleged victim to other officers.

Multiple calls to a number listed for Blash rang unanswered.


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March 9, 2010 - Amber Hanley, College Student, Stiff Arms Ben Roethlisberger, Drinking Champion
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July 21, 2009 - NFL QB Ben Roethlisberger Denies Sex Assault

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