Published: May 19, 2014 4:03 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla.- The State Attorney's Office dropped charges against a North Port Police Officer who was accused of false imprisonment and sexual battery.

Melanie Turner was at the center of a scandal that rocked the North Port Police Department. In March, Turner and another officer attended a party where a woman said the two officers handcuffed her. The other officer committed suicide.

Turner resigned from the North Port Police Department on Friday.

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