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News | Mon 16th Jan, 2023
David Carrick, an officer of the Metropolitan Police has been convicted of committing 49 offences. He was prosecuted by Tom Little KC and Claire Harden-Frost of Deka Chambers. The convictions are for offences that span 17 years and encompasses offences of rape, attempted rape, sexual assault and controlling and coercive behaviour against no fewer than 13 victims. The first offence was committed in 2003 and the last in 2020.
Carrick initially pleaded not guilty to all counts and his trial was due to take place next month. At a hearing in December 2022, he entered guilty pleas to 43 offences. He pleaded guilty today to a further six counts at a hearing at Southwark Crown Court before Mrs Justice Cheema-Grubb. The guilty pleas represent admissions to a total of 71 serious sexual offences. Sentencing will take place next month. David Carrick was remanded in custody where he has been since October 2021.
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