Fort Wayne officer charged with raping woman

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Prosecutors have filed rape charges against a Fort Wayne police officer, saying he attacked a woman he had arrested for drunken driving.

Allen County prosecutors added the two counts of rape on Thursday to the charges against Officer Mark Rogers. He had first been charged in September sexual and official misconduct.

The Journal Gazette reports ( ) the new charges allege Rogers stopped the woman and took her to a hospital for treatment because of her high level of intoxication. Prosecutors say that after she was release from the hospital Roger took her to a city park and had sex with her.

Defense attorney David Zent didn't immediately return a telephone message from The Associated Press seeking comment.

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