It Happened Again: Police Officer Charged With Rape

A police officer in Baltimore, Maryland is accused of raping a woman he was supposed to be helping after a traffic accident.

According to an article in the Baltimore Sun, Maryland Transit Administration Officer Martez Johnson, 26, has been charged with rape.

The woman told Baltimore police that Maryland Transit Administration Officer Martez Johnson, 26, had given her a ride in his marked cruiser after an MTA bus hit her car about 3 a.m. March 13.


The woman told investigators she read the name "Johnson" on his badge, the documents said, and later identified the officer in a photo array.

She was able to call 911 for help after he left. Johnson, a two-year veteran with the MTA, has been suspended without pay, according to the Baltimore Sun.


MTA Police Chief Col. John E. Gavrilis told the media: "We are disheartened and disgusted over the alleged violation that this officer broke the public's trust and harmed an individual."

This makes the third story involving police officers accused of raping someone while on duty that we have reported on in just this month. I will give you a moment to recuperate from the shudder running down your spine.


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