Met officer accused of rape charged with 13 more offences against three other women

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A Metropolitan Police officer who was charged with rape is now being charged with 13 other charges related to the rape and sexual assault of three more women.

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David Carrick, 46, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, is being accused of raping and sexually assaulting four women.

Carrick, who is within the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Security Command, was arrested last month on 4 September 2020 in St Albans on charges of an alleged crime against a woman.

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Today, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said three more women have filed a total of 13 additional charges over alleged crimes committed between 2017 and 2020.

In relation to the first lady, Carrick was charged with two counts of rape, one count of coercive and controlled behavior, one count of false imprisonment, one count of sexual assault, one count of assault by penetration, and one count of causing a man. Has been charged. Engaging in sexual activity without consent.

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A second woman charged Carrick with one count of assault by penetration, one count of sexual assault, and one count of attempted sexual assault by penetration.

A third woman charged one count of rape, one count of sexual assault, and one count of coercive and controlling behavior.

Peter Burt, Senior District Crown Prosecutor for CPS Thames and Chiltern, said: “Following a referral of evidence by the Hertfordshire Constabulary, CPS has now charged David Carrick with a total of 14 alleged crimes against the four women.”

Carrick – who is on remand – will make his first court appearance in connection with the new charges at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Friday 26 November at 2 p.m. via videolink.

He is also due to appear at St Albans Crown Court on Friday 3 December for a petition and trial preparation hearing (PTPH).

The Met’s Directorate of Occupational Standards (DPS) was informed of his arrest on 2 October, and Carrick was suspended by the force on the day of his arrest. He is currently suspended.

The Met said DPS officers “continue to liaise with and support the Hertfordshire Constabulary in relation to this investigation.”

It said: “A referral has been made to the Granthshala Office for Police Conduct. We await the outcome of the above criminal proceedings.”

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