Former Kentucky cop charged with raping 14-year-old

A former Kentucky police officer has been charged with rape and sodomy after admitting to having sex with a 14-year-old victim multiple times and even buying sex toys to abuse her. .

David Roy Love, 69, of Radcliffe, was arrested by Kentucky State Police on January 4th following an investigation into allegations of perversion in a local newspaper. News Enterprise reported.

According to arrest records, Love reportedly admitted to the inappropriate relationship during an out-of-custody interrogation.

According to documents obtained by the newspaper, the abuse began in early October when the victim was just 13 years old.

The former officer said that during more than one encounter with the victim, he received and performed oral sex, engaged in other sexual acts, and even purchased and used sex toys.

David Love, 69, was arrested in early January and released the next day after posting part of his $25,000 bail.

In the mugshot, Love, who is 6 feet tall, appeared badly bruised and swollen, and his head was wrapped in gauze and bandages.

A source told the Post that Love had cancer and that the images of her face were a side effect of the radiation therapy she was undergoing.

The former police officer also reportedly confessed to storing child pornography on his personal tablet and sending the pornography through Facebook. He then deleted it to hide the evidence, he said.

Love was charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sodomy and tampering with evidence. He was released from the Hardin County Jail the day after his arrest after posting a portion of his $25,000 bail.



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