Waterford Township cop charged with criminal sexual conduct

Posted at 5:27 PM, Oct 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-18 20:16:36-04

WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — A Waterford police officer has been placed on administrative after being charged with criminal sexual conduct, according to the police department.

On May 30, the Waterford Police Department says they became aware that Genesee County prosecutors charged Officer Kevin Thompson with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree.

The alleged incident happened while Thompson was off-duty and not in the Township of Waterford, according to the police department.

Kevin Thompson, a two-year veteran of the Waterford Police Department, was immediately placed on administrative leave. The department says he will remain on leave without pay until
"there is some resolution in the pending case."