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May 15, 2018 - 11:50 AM

BILLINGS, Mont. - The Latest on three Billings police officers disciplined for having sex on city property or while on duty (all times local):

12:45 p.m.

Three Billings police officers who were suspended without pay for having sex on city property or while on duty have identified themselves and one has resigned.

Attorney Vincent Salminen confirmed Tuesday that Paul LaMantia resigned. Officers Matt Edwards and Clint Anglin released statements to KULR-TV identifying themselves.

The identifications come a day after District Judge Don Harris ruled the names of the three officers should be made public. However, he gave them 48 hours to file an appeal.

LaMantia was suspended for a week without pay for having sex with a civilian employee on city property while he was off duty. Edwards and Anglin were suspended for two weeks without pay for having sex with the same woman while they were on duty.

10:30 a.m.

A Billings police officer who was suspended without pay for having sex on city property has resigned and released his name.

Attorney Vincent Salminen told The Billings Gazette that officer Paul LaMantia resigned Tuesday. LaMantia had been suspended for a week for having sex with a civilian employee at City Hall while off duty.

The resignation comes a day after District Judge Don Harris ruled the names of three officers who were disciplined for having sex on city property or while on duty should be made public.

LaMantia was suspended for two weeks without pay and signed a "last chance agreement" in 2012 for driving an intoxicated man and woman outside of the city limits at 3 a.m. and leaving them on the side of the road when the temperature was 20 degrees (minus 7 Celsius).

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