Akingbiwaju Joseph Opadele Wiki -Akingbiwaju Joseph Opadele Biography

A 31-year-old paramedic in North Carolina was arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor teen in the back of an ambulance earlier this year. Akingbiwaju Joseph Opadele was arrested Tuesday and charged with one felony count of sexual contact under the pretense of medical treatment, authorities announced.

According to a press release from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the victim was a 17-year-old boy who on January 17 experienced an unspecified “medical episode.” He was transported by Fort Mill Emergency Medical Services from Fort Mill to Atrium Health Main, located in the 1000 block of Blythe Boulevard.

Upon reaching the main atrium, the victim informed hospital staff that Opadele had sexually assaulted her while they were in the back of the ambulance on the way to the hospital. Opadele, a Fort Mill Emergency Medical Services (EMS) paramedic, was the only person riding in the back of the vehicle with the victim at the time, police said.


Akingbiwaju Joseph Opadele Age

The age of Akingbiwaju Joseph Opadele is 31 years.

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Akingbiwaju Joseph Opadele  accused of sexually assuilt a minor

Hospital medical staff treated the victim for his medical episode and also administered additional examination and a sexual assault kit. After an analysis of the sexual assault kit, examination of the physical evidence, and interviews with the victim and witnesses, detectives determined that there was probable cause to arrest and charge Opadele.

Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Opadele and on March 7, officers from the CMPD Violent Offender Apprehension Team, with the assistance of the Kannapolis Police Department, arrested Opadele at his home. After several attempts by detectives to interview Opadele, he was transported and booked into the Mecklenburg County Detention Center. He was released later that day on a $15,000 unsecured bond. In a subsequent press conference, the officials specified that the victim accused Opadele of putting his hands down his pants while he was on his way to the hospital.


“The type of medical episode he was experiencing required no contact,” said CMPD Major Melanie Peacock. “This case is particularly disturbing as it involves a person in a position of medical authority taking advantage of a patient suffering from a medical episode. I can think of nothing more than a deplorable breach of trust.” CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings used the opportunity to attack the county’s bond system, claiming that Opadele spent less than 40 minutes in jail before the law “allowed him to sign out of it.”

“I think it’s important that we have to stop sometimes and ask ourselves, you know, what kind of message are we sending to our victims? Our most vulnerable people within our society? Jennings said. “That someone could basically create such a crime or commit a crime like this, and walk out the door, probably before our officers and our detectives and all of our people who worked on this case, probably before they even got back. his desk. Opadele has been placed on administrative leave until his case is resolved in court. Meanwhile, Fort Mill EMS is conducting its own internal investigation. Read more……

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