GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A Grants Pass Department of Public Safety community service officer was arrested Thursday after a "report of an operational leak within the department."
Heather Corthell is facing charges of interfering with a peace officer, tampering with evidence, and hindering prosecution.
Corthell is accused of leaking information that has hindered an ongoing criminal investigation.
The leaked information was related to a joint operation involving both the Josephine County Sheriff's Office and Grants Pass Department of Public Safety.
Detectives from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office were requested to lead the investigation.