Officer Moore took himself off city payroll on Nov. 9, is being investigated
Published on Dec. 1, 2016 | Updated 5:25 p. m.
A 14-year veteran of the Toledo Police Department was indicted today on charges he solicited sex from a minor.
Officer Michael E. Moore, Sr., 43, was indicted by a Lucas County grand jury on two counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of compelling prostitution. All four charges are third-degree felonies.
Robert Miller, chief of the special units division for the Lucas County Prosecutor’s Office, said the indictment alleges that on at least two occasions, the officer paid for sex with a girl, who was at the time between 13 and 14.
According to Toledo Police, Officer Moore took himself off the city’s payroll Nov. 9 and is the subject of an open Internal Affairs investigation.