LOS ANGELES --
An LAPD officer has been arrested on suspicion of soliciting a sex act.Officer Russell Mecano was taken into custody earlier this week at the West Los Angeles Police Station, where he worked as a patrol officer.
The eight-year veteran is accused of forcing women he met on duty to have sex with him.
Police declined to release further details, saying that a judge ordered the indictment against Mecano be sealed.
He's free on $127,000 bail pending his arraignment Nov. 6.
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