CLINTON TWP. (WWJ) – Authorities say a 45-year-old man who used to be a reserve officer with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office was arrested after he solicited sex from an undercover detective in exchange for drugs.READ MORE: Interest In Unionizing Grows Among Michigan Starbucks Workers
Raymond Alfred Selman, of Macomb Township, was arraigned Thursday in the 41B District Court of Clinton Township on charges of using a computer to commit a crime, accosting and soliciting prostitution, and delivery/manufacturing controlled substances less than 50 grams.
According to police, Selman engaged in several online conversations with an undercover officer, during which he suggested that prescriptions drugs be exchanged for a sex act.READ MORE: Delta Unveils New Face Recognition Screen That Displays Personalized Flight Information
The Macomb Area Computer Enforcement Team set up a meeting with Selman around 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday at a prearranged location. When Selman arrived, he was taken into custody. According to police, Selman was in possession of Oxycodone, a prescription narcotic, when he was arrested.
Police say it was only after Selman was in custody that they realized he was a former volunteer reserve officer with the sheriff’s department. Lt. John Michalke told the Detroit Free Press that Selman was discharged from his position in the fall of 2012 because of a performance-related issue.MORE NEWS: Highland Park Shooting Suspect Bobby Crimo III Charged With 7 Counts Of First-Degree Murder
A judge ordered Selman held on a $15,000 bond in the Macomb County Jail.