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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Providence police officer accused of raping a woman in a deserted police substation and then showing up to take a report after she called 911 heads to trial this week at an already difficult time for the department.
Marcus Huffman faces charges of first-degree sexual assault. Opening statements are scheduled for Thursday morning in Providence Superior Court, and the trial is expected to take a couple of weeks.
Prosecutors say Huffman was on patrol in March 2007 when he offered a ride home to a 19-year-old woman who had been turned away from a club because... Read more