Philly "Hero" Cop Faces Rape ChargesSubmitted by thenung on Sun, 05/19/2013 - 13:38
This guy lived just a few blocks away from me... The Philly PD is among the most corrupt in the country.
PHILADELPHIA - May 18, 2013 (WPVI) -- A former Philadelphia police officer, who was praised for his bravery, is behind bars Saturday night accused of raping two women at gunpoint.
Authorities allege that former officer Richard DeCoatsworth left a party with two females early Thursday and took them to another location, where they allege that he produced a handgun and "forced the two females to engage in the use of narcotics and sexual acts."
. . . Neighbors say police took DeCoatsworth into custody early Saturday morning from his Port Richmond on the 2700 block of Salmon Street.