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Wed Feb 7, 2018, 11:48 AM

This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them.


When Anna said she was raped by two on-duty cops, she thought it would be a simple case. She had no idea she lived in one of 35 states where officers can claim a detainee consented.

Posted on February 7, 2018, at 4:31 a.m.
Albert Samaha

Anna was sitting in the parked car with two friends when a charcoal gray van pulled up and flashlight beams momentarily blinded her. The 18-year-old had grown up in south Brooklyn and spent many Friday nights like this driving around the city with friends, looking for places to hang out away from home. On this night, though, September 15, 2017, sometime between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., she crossed paths with the cops.

There were two of them, both plainclothes detectives over 6 feet tall and powerfully built, flashing their badges and asking questions. There was weed in the front cupholder, and soon the detectives ordered the three occupants out of the car. As Anna later recalled, the detectives handcuffed her and told her friends, both young men, they were free to go. Then, she said they led her — a slender woman just over 5 feet tall — into the back of the unmarked police van with tinted windows.

Inside, Anna said the detectives took turns raping her in the backseat as the van cruised the dark streets and as she sat handcuffed, crying and repeatedly telling them “No.” Between assaults, she said, the van pulled over so the cops could switch drivers. Less than an hour later, a few minutes’ drive from where it all began, the detectives dropped Anna off on the side of the road, a quarter-mile from a police station, surveillance footage shows. She stood on the sidewalk, her arms wrapped around her chest, looking up and down the dimly lit street and pacing slowly before borrowing a cell phone from a passerby to call a friend.

The cops made no arrest, issued no citation, filed no paperwork about the stop. Hours later, Anna and her mother went to a hospital, where Anna told nurses two detectives had sexually assaulted her, according to hospital records. Semen collected in Anna’s rape kit matched the DNA of detectives Eddie Martins, 37, and Richard Hall, 33, of the Brooklyn South narcotics unit. Both have since resigned from the force and been charged with rape.

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https://www.buzzfeed.com/albertsamaha/this-teenager-accused-two-on-duty-cops-of-rape-she-had-no?utm_term=.ubmLkOZRY#.vylOQMjRa

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Reply This Teenager Accused Two On-Duty Cops Of Rape. She Had No Idea The Law Might Protect Them. (Original post)
Judi Lynn Feb 2018 OP
marble falls Feb 2018 #1
gopiscrap Feb 2018 #2
IronLionZion Feb 2018 #3
SunSeeker Feb 2018 #4

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Feb 7, 2018, 12:16 PM

1. Truly shocking. I had no idea that so many states had no laws against officers having sex ...

with someone in custody. Those who enforce the laws are subject to too few of them.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Feb 7, 2018, 12:26 PM

2. typical cops

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Feb 7, 2018, 03:36 PM

3. Time to change the laws in 35 states

is wrong with some people?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Wed Feb 7, 2018, 07:44 PM

4. Unfuckingbelievable

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