SVU trouble

    The AP reports that The former head of a southeastern Pennsylvania police department’s special victims unit has been convicted of sexually assaulting a woman.

    On Friday, a Bucks County jury convicted Michael Marren, a former Bensalem police sergeant, of aggravated indecent assault, a felony, and indecent assault. The panel acquitted him of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and sexual assault.

    Prosecutors alleged that Marren assaulted the 23-year-old woman, a volunteer emergency medical technician, in a bathroom after a night of drinking to mourn the death of a paramedic. Marren testified that the woman made advances to him but he rebuffed them.

    More on the story from the Bucks County Courier Times.

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