Officer officially fired after alleged sexual misconduct - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Officer officially fired after alleged sexual misconduct

Posted: Updated:

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Youngstown police officer, accused of taking nude pictures and soliciting sex from a 14-year-old girl is officially fired from his job.

The Youngstown Police Department officially terminated Defective Sergeant Robert Lodwick from the police force Friday June 14, after alleged sexual misconduct with a juvenile female. 

Lodwick was originally placed on unpaid leave after he was charged with importuning and improperly using a minor in nudity-oriented material on June 7.

The Youngstown police department issued a statement Monday  confirming that Lodwick has been fired from the force.   

A disciplinary letter to Lodwick read, "It will be some time before the damage that you have inflicted on this Department can ever be repaired, and you have single handedly just made the job of every member of the Youngstown Police Department more difficult."

Lodwick remains jailed awaiting action by a grand jury.

21 News attempted to reach union representatives who attended a pre-disciplinary meeting for Lodwick but they did not wish to comment.

Chief of Police Rod Foley also did not wish to comment. 






 

 

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Doctors consider next treatment for McCain's brain tumor

    Doctors consider next treatment for McCain's brain tumor

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:21 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:21:26 GMT
    Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer.More >>
    Sen. John McCain's tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer.More >>
  • Negley woman killed when deer falls through windshield

    Negley woman killed when deer falls through windshield

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:07:08 GMT

    A Negley woman was killed after an airborne deer crashed through her windshield Thursday night.  Amy Stoneburner was riding in the passenger seat of her family's Pontiac Vibe when a deer flew through the car's windshield. According to the Trumbull County branch of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the deer was hit by a Toyota Camry traveling northbound on State Route 7. The way the deer was hit caused it to launch into the air and crash through the windshield of the Vibe that was ...

    More >>

    A Negley woman was killed after an airborne deer crashed through her windshield Thursday night.  Amy Stoneburner was riding in the passenger seat of her family's Pontiac Vibe when a deer flew through the car's windshield. According to the Trumbull County branch of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the deer was hit by a Toyota Camry traveling northbound on State Route 7. The way the deer was hit caused it to launch into the air and crash through the windshield of the Vibe that was ...

    More >>
  • UPDATE

    Accused Howland shooter will be in court Friday

    Accused Howland shooter will be in court Friday

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:42 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:42:25 GMT
    Nasser HamadNasser Hamad

    The accused murderer, Nasser Hamad, will be back in the court room on Friday. 

    More >>

    The accused murderer, Nasser Hamad, will be back in the court room on Friday. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms