Patrick Hickey, Ohio School Board Member Charged With Sexual Misconduct, Resigns

An Ohio school member stepped down from his post Tuesday after he was accused by Michigan authorities of having inappropriate sexual contact with a former student several years ago.

After being charged with three counts of criminal sexual conduct of the third degree, Patrick Hickey, 54, decided to resign from his Washington Local Board of Education seat.

In a press conference held in his attorney office, Hickey denied any wrongdoing on his part when it comes to the decades-old crime.

“I voluntarily spoke with investigators and voluntarily took a polygraph test with a Forensic Psychologist with 30 years of experience. His conclusion was that I told the truth and have not had sexual activity with any student, ever,” he said, local newspaper the Toledo Blade reported. 

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