CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Sentencing of a former Titusville City Police officer who was convicted in February of sexual assault by a Jefferson County Circuit Court jury was continued to July 14.
Richard J. Wakefield IV, 58, of 115 E. Bloss St., was convicted of four counts of sexual assault from a June 12, 2013, incident in a home in Charles Town, W. Va. The conviction could potentially land him in prison for the rest of his life.
On Feb. 18, 23rd Judicial Judge David H. Sanders ordered Wakefield held in jail pending sentencing.
Wakefield retired from the Titusville Police Department at least eight years ago. He left the force as a patrolman