OH: Resort owner sues former Put-in-Bay police officer

Craig Shoup reports:

A businessman has filed a defamation suit alleging a former Put-in-Bay police officer disclosed details on the Internet of a sealed criminal case.

Attorney Mark Petroff, of Elyria, filed a lawsuit in the Lorain County Common Pleas Court on behalf of Put-in-Bay resort owner Mark Mathys, claiming former village police officer Steve Korossy accessed information about Mathys through the Law Enforcement Agency Data System and then posted the private information on the Internet.


Korossy is charged with accessing the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway, or OHLEG, for personal use 14 times from November 2013 through January 2015.

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