COLUMBIA, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Baltimore police officer has been arrested for sex offenses against a teenage girl, according to the Howard County Police Department.
Charles William Hagee, 44, of Columbia will be charged with third- and fourth-degree sexual offense and sexual solicitation of a minor. He is a 19-year veteran assigned to the Special Enforcement Section.
Police say they received a tip about the prostitution of a 14-year-old girl in Columbia and discovered that Hagee called the girl through a phone number posted to an online prostitution advertisement.
The two exchanged text messages before meeting at Hagee's home and engaging in sexual activity three different times between January and May 2013, according to police.
The Baltimore Police Department has confirmed Hagee has been suspended without pay.
The investigation is ongoing. Police encourage anyone who may have been a victim, or has additional information about Hagee, to come forward and contact police at 410-313-2630.