Dothan school resource officer arrested, accused of sex with student

Lanice Bonds (Dothan Police Department)

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - Police in Dothan say a school resource officer accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a high school student has been arrested.

Authorities say 37-year-old Lanice Clifton Bonds was arrested Tuesday on accusations of engaging in a sex act with a student. Authorities say they launched an investigation into Bonds Sept. 17 after receiving a complaint from Dothan City Schools.

Police say they're in the process of terminating Bonds. He's being held on $250,000 bond.

Information on how long the officer is accused of having been involved in the alleged relationship wasn't immediately available and a call to the Dothan Police Department was not returned.