Police Capt. Daniel D. Zampelli said three members of the Akron Police Department were arrested Sunday and charged with violations related to anabolic steroids.
Those arrested include police Sgt. Shawn Boal, 38, and a 14-year member of the Akron Police Department. He is currently assigned to the midnight patrol shift as a first-line supervisor.
Boal has been charged with one felony count of drug abuse — anabolic steroids over bulk amount.
Also arrested was Patrolman Paul Achberger, 39, an 11-year member of the department.
Achberger is also assigned to the midnight shift as a patrol officer and was charged with one misdemeanor count of drug abuse — anabolic steroids and drug abuse instruments — for possessing hypodermic needles.
The third is Patrolman Anthony Sutton, 49, and a 15-year member of the department.
Sutton is assigned to the day shift patrol. Sutton has been charged with one misdemeanor count of drug abuse — steroids and drug abuse — instruments.
All three officers are currently on administrative leave with pay.
The investigation is ongoing and police said no further details will not be released at this time.