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Teacher Assaulted By Off-Duty Cop Wants Albany To Change Rape Laws

Allowing her name to be used for the first time, Lydia Cuomo, 26, is headed to Albany to talk to lawmakers about changing the meaning of the word “rape.”

02/11/2013

Arthur Roldan following his arraignment on Staten Island. (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charge On Staten Island

Officer Arthur Roldan, 28, was arrested late Wednesday night on rape, menacing and assault charges, police said.

08/02/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Ex-NYPD Officer Michael Pena Gets 10 Years To Life In Prison After Admitting Rape

Monday’s sentencing resolved, for now, the complicated legal case surrounding Michael Pena’s off-duty attack on a woman heading to her first day at a new teaching job.

07/16/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Former NYPD Officer Michael Pena Pleads Guilty To Additional Rape Charge

The former NYPD officer sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for attacking a woman in upper Manhattan. By pleading guilty to rape, the victim will not have to face Pena in a retrial.

06/21/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Former NYPD Officer Michael Pena Gets 75 Years To Life In Sex Attack Case

In March, a jury convicted Michael Pena of three counts of predatory sex assault, for possessing a weapon and three counts of criminal sex acts involving “touching.”

05/07/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Jury Deadlocked On Rape Charges Against NYPD Officer Michael Pena

On Tuesday, the jury found the 28-year-old Michael Pena guilty of three counts of predatory sex assault, for possessing a weapon, and three counts of criminal sex acts involving “touching,” but was deadlocked on two counts of rape in the first degree.

03/28/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Jurors Reach Partial Verdict In NYPD Officer Michael Pena’s Rape Trial

Pena was convicted of three counts of committing a criminal sexual act. Pena was also convicted of three counts of predatory sexual assault. Jurors were unable to reach a verdict on two counts of rape and two other counts of predatory sexual assault.

03/27/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Jury Divided On Counts In Case Of NYC Cop Accused Of Raping Teacher

Jurors said Monday they were stuck on the rape and some other charges against Michael Pena. They say they’ve reached a verdict on other charges, including three counts of predatory sexual assault.

03/26/2012

Michael Pena (file / credit: CBS2)

Jury Gets Case Of NYC Cop Accused Of Raping Teacher

A 25-year-old schoolteacher alleged that officer Michael Pena asked her for directions. When she refused, he allegedly opened his jacket, displayed his gun, told her she was coming with him, and then proceeded to rape her in a courtyard.

03/22/2012

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Michael Pena, NYPD Cop Accused Of Raping Teacher In Inwood, Pleads Not Guilty

“The brazenness of the horrific attack charged by the grand jury is truly shocking,” District Attorney Cyrus Vance said Wednesday.

09/21/2011

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Atty: Michael Pena, NYPD Officer Accused Of Raping Teacher, Meant No Harm

Michael Pena’s lawyers on Wednesday declined to detail his version of the events, but they say he “had no intent to hurt anybody.”

08/24/2011

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Stunned Family Attends Arraignment For NYPD Officer Charged Of Rape

Police said the alleged rape happened Friday morning behind an apartment building in Inwood. Pena, drunk and in plain clothes, asked a woman for directions, police say.

08/20/2011

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NYPD Arrests, Suspends Off-Duty Officer Michael Pena On Rape Charges

Michael Pena, an officer since 2008, has been suspended without pay after the alleged incident in which a 25-year-old teacher said she was raped in Inwood.

08/19/2011