Trooper accused of misusing police database for women’s info

This undated photo provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows Lt. William Elschlager, commander of the Marietta Patrol Post in Marietta, Ohio. The Washington County, Ohio, sheriff's office said the 46-year-old had an initial court appearance Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, on two felony charges stemming from allegations Elschlager had an affair with a subordinate's wife and stalked her after she ended it, including using a patrol vehicle to stop her for speeding. He was charged with menacing by stalking and an abduction count related to the alleged traffic stop. (Ohio State Highway Patrol via AP)
This undated photo provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows Lt. William Elschlager, commander of the Marietta Patrol Post in Marietta, Ohio. The Washington County, Ohio, sheriff's office said the 46-year-old had an initial court appearance Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, on two felony charges stemming from allegations Elschlager had an affair with a subordinate's wife and stalked her after she ended it, including using a patrol vehicle to stop her for speeding. He was charged with menacing by stalking and an abduction count related to the alleged traffic stop. (Ohio State Highway Patrol via AP)

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio trooper already accused of stalking a subordinate’s wife after an affair has been charged with finding or keeping personal information about 10 other women obtained from a law enforcement database without authorization.

William Elschlager was scheduled for arraignment on the new charges Wednesday in Washington County.

A message was left for his attorney.

Elschlager previously pleaded not guilty to charges including abduction, criminal trespassing, theft and menacing by stalking. That trial is scheduled for January.

The veteran trooper commanded the State Highway Patrol’s Marietta post but was fired after officials learned about the stalking allegations.

READ MORE: Ohio ex-trooper accused of stalking charged with 8 counts

He’s also charged in Delaware County with stealing two guns in evidence that were supposed to be destroyed or returned when he patrolled in central Ohio. He pleaded not guilty.

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