as if on cue...Columbus Vice Detective arrested, accused of forcing victims to exchange sex for freedom
Federal and state officials have announced the arrest of Columbus Vice Detective Andrew Mitchell, 55, on charges that he allegedly kidnapped victims under the guise of arrest and then forcing them to engage in sex in exchange for their freedom.
Ben Glassman, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, says Mitchell abused his authority as an officer of the law. “When you have a police officer who not only commits a crime but does so under color of law, under his authority as a police officer, that is an extraordinarily serious offense,” Glassman said. “That is a nightmare is breach of trust and that is a federal crime.”