Police: Firefighter Arrested For Sexual Realtionship With Teen Daughter

ROMULUS (WWJ) – A Downriver Firefighter was arrested earlier this week after his teenage daughter told police she was forced into a sexual relationship with her father which lasted several years.

Police say the girl walked into Romulus police headquarters on Wednesday and reported that while living with her father over the past few years, she was forced into performing numerous sex acts with him, including sexual intercourse, starting when she was 13-years-old. The teen also reported that her father had taken and stored numerous nude and explicit photos of her.

Shortly after the report, Romulus police located the suspect driving his vehicle near his home and arrested him without incident. The suspect – a 16-year veteran firefighter of a Downriver fire department – was wearing his firefighter uniform when taken into custody.

Romulus police obtained search warrants for the suspect’s residence and for his personal locker at his fire department. During the search, detectives seized evidence supporting the allegations made by the victim. Detectives also received a video-taped and written statement from the suspect admitting to many of the sexual acts as described by the teen.

The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office is in the process of reviewing the warrant request. Multiple charges are expected to be filed in the 34th District Court.

The firefighter’s name is not being released pending his arraignment on the charges. The girl’s current age is not being released by police.

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  1. nelsone3 says:

    A “sexual relationship” with a child is rape. Your use of the term “relationship” implies that this was somehow consensual. Please rephrase the wording in this article to reflect the fact that she was “repeatedly raped” by her father.

    1. morris says:

      I bet he was a kneegrow. MuHa Ha Ha Ha

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