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Charges dropped against Former UA Dean

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UPDATE: All the charges against Jesse Bootman, the former dean of the UA College of Pharmacy, have been dismissed without prejudice.

Meaning the charges against him, including:  sexual assault, kidnapping and drugging a 45 year-old woman, can be re-instated. 


Tucson - Attorneys for Jesse Bootman, the former dean of the UA College of Pharmacy, lost a round in court today in his sexual assault case. 

A Motion to Suppress a search warrant that resulted in evidence seized from Bootman's home was denied by Pima County Superior Court Judge Richard Nichols. Bootman, 65, is charged with sexual assault, kidnapping and drugging a 45 year-old woman in his home on Oct. 2, 2015. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

No new hearing date in the criminal case was set. Bootman is also being sued by the alleged victim in a civil lawsuit.

Bootman is on administrative leave from UA with pay. He was removed from his administrative duties in October of 2015, and his salary as a faculty member is $253,263.

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