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Cleveland police officer arrested for contributing to delinquency of a minor

Posted: 4:26 PM, Nov 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-15 21:26:48Z

A Cleveland police officer was arrested by Garfield Heights police Wednesday and charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and improper handling of a firearm.

Patrol Officer Mario Lozada will be placed on restricted duty until adjudication of the criminal charges, according to a news release from the Cleveland Police Department.

Lozada was hired in January of 1992 and is currently assigned to the second district.

News 5 has reached out to Garfield Heights police for more details on the charges.