Friday, June 22, 2012

Michael Pena 'I DID rape teacher at gunpoint': Perverted ex-cop FINALLY admits crime in plea deal

Disgraced former police officer Michael Pena has pleaded guilty to raping a teacher at gunpoint - three months after a hung-jury in New York failed to convict him.

Wearing an orange prison shirt and pants in the Manhattan court, Pena, 28, mumbled 'yes' when asked if he was admitting to two counts of rape and two counts of predatory sexual assault for the vicious attack on a then 24-year-old teacher in August 2011 who was walking to her first day of work.

Agreeing to a plea-bargain, Pena will get a 10-year-to-life sentence in addition to the 75-year to life punishment he received in May for sexually assaulting the young woman in the Inwood neighbourhood of New York City.

The deal will 'spare the complaining witness... of having to come to court and testify in retrial,' said Manhattan Supreme Court Justic Richard Carruthers. Read More