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Ohio Attorney General investigating State Trooper

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The Ohio Attorney General is asking for tips to aid in the investigation of an Ohio State Trooper.

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Christopher Ward has been indicted on two counts of gross sexual imposition and one count of sexual imposition. 

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is now asking anyone with tips regarding the State's ongoing investigation of Trooper Ward to contact the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) with information.

The BCI is investigating Ward, 44, as a result of conduct both on and off duty.

He was indicted Monday by a Preble County grand jury for allegedly having sexual contact with an adult victim through force or threat of force on January 17, 2015. 

Ward also allegedly had sexual contact off duty on March 17, 2018, with a minor victim through force or threat of force. 

"We have reason to believe there may be other victims who have not yet come forward," Attorney General Yost said, "We are prepared to use all available resources and are calling on the public to assist us in conducting a thorough investigation."

Tips can be given through the tip line at 1-855-BCI-OHIO (855-224-6446) or filed anonymously online.
 

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