Travis County detective charged with sexual assault of a child

Travis County
Stephen Broderick

Stephen Broderick (U.S Marshals Photo)

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A Travis County Sheriff’s Office detective is on administrative leave following allegations of sexual assault, the office said Wednesday.

Stephen Nicholas Broderick, 40, is charged with sexual assault of a child — a first degree felony — in early June, according to an arrest affidavit.

The Texas Rangers are investigating the case. As of Wednesday, Broderick is in custody at Travis County jail with a $100,000 bond.

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