Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Gordon Chavez was arrested Tuesday
Chavez works as a probation officer for the New Mexico Corrections Department.
Prosecutors say he commented on the woman's appearance and sexual activity, asked for naked pictures of her and groped her.
He is accused of violating the woman's civil rights and making false statements to the FBI.
The Corrections Department says Chavez was put on administrative leave.
There was no listed phone number for Chavez.
It's not known whether Chavez has an attorney.
Court records weren't available on the case.