(KTEN) — Last week, a federal grand jury found a former Oklahoma police officer guilty of sexually assaulting a woman during a traffic stop.

Former Savanna police officer Jeffrey Scott Smith Jr. now faces up to 40 years in prison after being convicted for both sexual assault and obstruction of justice.

Evidence presented at the trial showed that Smith was working his first solo shift on November 2, 2022 when he pulled over the victim and her boyfriend in the Pittsburg County community.

Smith issued a speeding ticket, then began asking personal questions including how long the two had been in their relationship.

Federal prosecutors said Smith deactivated his body cam and put the woman in his patrol car after discovering a promotional marijuana cigarette from her job. Then, the evidence showed, the Savanna officer deactivated the dashboard camera and sexually assaulted the victim in his patrol car.

This case represents the first sexual assault conviction under a 2022 act that added enhanced penalties for civil rights offenses involving sexual misconduct.