Baltimore officer faces second rape charge


The Associated Press

BALTIMORE- A police officer accused of raping a woman at a police station has been indicted on a rape charge involving another woman, the state's attorney's office announced Friday.

Officer Jemini Jones, 28, turned himself in and was ordered held Friday in lieu of $75,000 (euro59,000) bail.

According to prosecutors, Jones executed a search warrant at a woman's home Oct. 24 and told her that she would have to engage in sexual activities to avoid arrest.

In the previous case, Jones was indicted Jan. 6 on charges of having sex with a 22-year-old woman in exchange for her release from a precinct house.

He was charged with rape, violation of official duties and conspiracy to commit rape. Charged with the same offenses were two other officers accused of doing nothing to stop an attack.

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