Former NYPD Officer Michael Pena Gets 75 Years To Life In Sex Attack CaseIn 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."
Jury Deadlocked On Rape Charges Against NYPD Officer Michael PenaOn 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.
Jurors Reach Partial Verdict In NYPD Officer Michael Pena's Rape TrialPena 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.
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.
Jury Gets Case Of NYC Cop Accused Of Raping TeacherA 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.
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.
Atty: Michael Pena, NYPD Officer Accused Of Raping Teacher, Meant No HarmMichael Pena's lawyers on Wednesday declined to detail his version of the events, but they say he "had no intent to hurt anybody.''
Stunned Family Attends Arraignment For NYPD Officer Charged Of RapePolice 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.
NYPD Arrests, Suspends Off-Duty Officer Michael Pena On Rape ChargesMichael 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.