SAN ANTONIO - Three sergeants and one patrol deputy with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office are facing termination Thursday after they were accused of engaging in sexual activity on the job.

Two of the sergeants have already turned in their badges and guns and have been placed on administrative leave. The third sergeant and deputy have not yet received a formal notification, the Sheriff's Office said, because they have not answered their phones.

The case stems from allegations made five months ago that a lieutenant and patrol deputy engaged in sexual activity in a patrol vehicle while on the job.

Shortly after that, an investigation started into what sources have described as a "swingers club."

On Thursday, the Sheriff's Office moved to fire the four employees for "inappropriate behavior."

The lieutenant, Phil Dreyer, handed in a resignation letter when he was questioned in October, saying, "This will end my 37 1/2 years of service to the citizens of Bexar County and the state of Texas."

While Dreyer is no longer a Sheriff's Office employee, his resignation did not put an end to the investigation. The case has been handed over to the District Attorney's Office.

The four employees fired Thursday can appeal their terminations.


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A 4,000 square foot house in a quiet, gated Texas community is causing quite a stir. Neighbors say the single family home doubles as a swingers club on the weekends.

The Hills of Bear Creek is a gated subdivision outside Fort Worth, Texas. Last year, people who live in the area noticed that one house on Hidden Meadow Court was attracting dozens of cars at odd hours on the weekends.

As CBS News correspondent Vinita Nair reports, Carter's real neighbors say they have had enough.

They've filed a lawsuit alleging that homeowner Randy Carter has been running an illegal business out of his home -- a swinger's nightclub that he advertises on a website called "NaughtyNeighbors.com."

Chase Patterson lives next door with his wife and two young children.

"We've never counted the cars but I've seen at least 85 of them come in and out in a day," Patterson said

Carter was arrested in 2013 for illegal dumping on his property. Aerials taken this week show at least five beds lined up in one room. It was two months ago that the homeowner's association discovered the home featured on the Naughty Neighbors website.

On the webpage, the property boasts "private parties" with "light shows" and a "Pro DJ." There's even a "disco" complete with a "pole stage."

"It's pretty much a bar from what I understand," association president Velton Ellis said.

"I have been woken up at 2 and 3 in the morning from loud music," Ellis added. "My wife has felt the vibrations in the ground from the music."

Last week the homeowner's association filed a lawsuit alleging Carter is in violation of their rules by using his home as a business. It cites as evidence: "The defendant lists the cost per couple as $75" and "The operating times as Friday and Saturday from 8PM to 3AM." He also lists the maximum occupancy as 600 people.

"Hopefully the court will see in our favor he is definitely running a business and he will cease operations," Ellis said.

Patterson doesn't want to see a summer full of more parties.

"I think it concerns everyone, simply because of the safety of our families," Patterson said. "With multiple people coming in and out, it's our biggest concern. That is indeed why we live in a gated community."

Randy Carter and his attorney could not be reached for comment. According to Ellis, the homeowner's association gave Carter a warning before filing the lawsuit, which asks for an injunction as well as attorney's fees and unspecified damages. Carter has 20 days to respond.


 

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