YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio Ohio A village police chief has been arrested on a federal warrant of arrest for what authorities say was an exchange of nude photos with a 16-year-old girl.
Federal court records show that the 36-year-old Andrew Soloman, of Warren, was Thursday arrested by members of a working group that investigates cybercrime and child pornography. Soloman was placed on administrative leave as Craig Beach, head of the police in the beginning of December, after his first arrest by the Mahoning County sheriff’s deputies.
A federal affidavit written by an Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agent says the teenager told the researchers that she and Soloman exchanged hundreds of e-mails over a period of two weeks in November. The authorities say that Soloman apparently first in contact with the girl in October during the investigation of an unruly child complaint.
Soloman the court-appointed lawyer declined to comment on Friday.