Former Montville Township patrol officer indicted on rape charges

Former Montville Township patrol officer indicted on rape charges

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Carl Kannenberg, a former Montville Township patrol officer, was charged Tuesday with two counts of rape, two counts of gross sexual imposition and two counts of kidnapping. Reports say that the crimes occurred at University Hospital.

According to the indictment, Kannenberg's victim was 7 years old. Kannenberg is charged with committing anal penetration and with inappropriate sexual contact.

Kannenberg, 34, of Brunswick, was arrested on July 12 by the Cleveland Police Department and was released on July 14. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Aug. 17.

"Patient safety is our highest priority," UH said in a statement. "UH takes the safety of our patients very seriously. We are continually refining and strengthening our protocols to maintain a safe environment for our patients and their families."

This is a developing story. Keep checking back for updates.

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