Off-duty Waco officer arrested for prostitution

Posted at 7:28 PM, Jan 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-18 09:45:05-05

An off-duty Waco police officer was arrested for prostitution on Monday afternoon by the McLennan County Sheriff's Office. 

According to the arrest affidavit, the officer, identified as Willy Rafael Lopez, answered an ad placed on backpage for him to pay for sexual intercourse. He went to the location and was taken into custody.

The Waco Police Department said they are aware of the incident, but the city will not comment on personnel matters. 

"The criminal justice system is in action and will take its course," Sgt. Patrick Swanton with the Waco Police Department said in a press release.

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