Tallmadge police say reported rape case handed over to Summit County due to conflict of interest

TALLMADGE, Ohio - Tallmadge police said they've handed a rape case report over to Summit County because it involves a relative of an officer.

Tallmadge police Lt. Ron Williams said the reported incident happened over the weekend.

"The way things have gone lately, it's best to get an outside investigator in and take a fresh look at it."
The alleged rape involved a female, but her age was not released.

The Summit County Sheriff's Office is handling the report due to the conflict of interest.

No further details have been released.

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