Trenton Police Lt. Michael Gillen indicted on three felonies

TRENTON, Ohio -- A Trenton police lieutenant is on administrative leave after being indicted Tuesday on three felony charges.

Lt. Michael Gillen is accused of tampering with evidence, theft in office and unauthorized use of property.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is overseeing the case, according to Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser.

A spokesperson for DeWine's office said Gillen's indictments on theft in office and tampering with evidence stem from allegations he improperly profited in his role overseeing an impound lot.

Gillen is also accused of using the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway database for non-law enforcement purposes, which resulted in his indictment for unauthorized use of property.

A warrant for Gillen was not issued. He was instead summoned for court.

Trenton City Manager John J. Jones said city officials are not commenting on Gillen's case "until further information becomes available."

According to Gillen’s LinkedIn Profile, he is a 1993 graduate of the University of Cincinnati and started working with the Trenton Police Division as a sergeant in January of 2001.

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