Cop Who Was Seen Raping a Woman at Gunpoint Blames the District Attorney

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Cyrus Vance has some kind of personal vendetta against cops who rape people. Photo: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images

Michael Pena, the NYPD officer who was arrested on Friday for the rape of a 25-year-old teacher, tells the Daily News that this is all just part of the DA's attempt to make up for losing the case against Franklin Mata and Kenneth Moreno a few months ago:


The cop arrested for raping a woman at gunpoint fears the Manhattan District Attorney will throw the book at him because a jury acquitted two other cops accused of rape earlier this year.

"The DA is arresting cops, indicting cops," Michael Pena told the Daily News on Sunday from a glass-enclosed pen in the visiting room at Riker's Island.

"They're trying to make an example out of me."

What's the example? Police officers who are witnessed raping women at gunpoint will be prosecuted? That sounds okay.

Cop accused of rape says he is being targeted because jury acquitted officers in high-profile case [NYDN]