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Parma police officer indicted for identity fraud

Posted at 3:08 PM, Feb 03, 2017

A Parma police officer was indicted on fraud and obstruction charges Thursday.

Michael Yonek, 42, was indicted on identity fraud for and obstructing justice, according to a Cuyahoga County indictment. 

The incident occurred at the JACK Casino, a source told News 5.

Yonek has been placed on unpaid administrative leave until criminal proceedings are concluded, Parma Police Department Capt. Kevin Riley said in an email. 

He has been a part of the department since 1997 and was assigned to the patrol division, Capt. Kevin Riley said in an email.