Daily Herald: Ex-Round Lake Beach cop, sex offender drawing down pension

January 20, 2013 8:22:39 AM PST
Round Lake Beach taxpayers continue to provide a pension for retired police officer Leroy Kuffel, who was convicted of molesting a 16-year-old girl while off duty and is on a law-enforcement agency's sex-offender registry.

Mayor Richard Hill said the village has determined it can't halt Kuffel's pension.

However, some states, including Ohio, have strengthened pension forfeiture rules to address police and other government workers convicted of felonies off duty.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, January 20, 2013, or online at dailyherald.com.