• Police: Landlord swapped rent for sex
    September 18,2013
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    Police: Landlord

    took sex for rent

    WILDER ó A landlord is facing criminal charges for allegedly receiving sexual favors from a tenant in place of rent, police said.

    Robert Lowery, 55, had been engaged in a long-running dispute with a tenant at his Horseshoe Avenue home, Hartford police said.

    The Valley News reported that Lowery allegedly entered the tenantís apartment, damaged items and threw them onto the lawn.

    Police said the investigation revealed that Lowery and the tenant, whom Police Chief Brad Vail said was an adult woman, had engaged in consensual sex in place of rent.

    Lowery is charged with prohibited acts, a misdemeanor. He is also charged with burglary and unlawful mischief.

    Police are also investigating the actions of the tenant, according to Vail.
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