Former Montville Township police officer's rape, kidnapping case dismissed

Posted at 9:45 PM, Feb 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 21:45:44-05

A former Montville Township Police officer that was indicted for rape, gross sexual imposition and kidnapping a young girl on two separate occasions has been cleared on all charges. 

Carl Kannenberg, 34, was indicted in August 2016 after he sexually abused a 7-year-old girl while at University Hospitals on February 2, 2016, according to police reports.

The indictment stated another incident of sexual abuse between Kannenberg and the 7-year-old girl occurred at his home in Medina between September 1, 2015 and January 31, 2016.

Kannenberg's case was dismissed on Wednesday without prejudice, according to court documents.