Met officer David Carrick has been charged with nine more offences, including six counts of rape, taking the total number of charges he faces to 29.
The Crown Prosecution Service said it had authorised Hertfordshire Police to charge the 47-year-old with nine additional offences.
They also include one count of attempted rape, one count of assault by penetration and one count of coercive or controlling behaviour. The charges relate to allegations involving four women between 2009 and 2018.
Carrick will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday morning in relation to the new charges.
The Crown Prosecution Service said it had authorised Hertfordshire Police to charge David Carrick with nine additional offences.
Last month, Carrick appeared at St Alban’s Crown Court where it was claimed he had raped one woman he met on dating app Tinder, falsely imprisoned another in a cupboard under the stairs, and sexually assaulted three of the complainants by urinating on them.
What has David Carrick been charged with?
In total, the defendant is now charged with 29 offences against eight women between 2009 and 2020, including:
• Thirteen counts of rape;
• Five counts of sexual assault;
• Three counts of assault by penetration;
• Three counts of coercive and controlling behaviour;
• Two counts of false imprisonment;
• One count of attempted rape;
• One count of attempted sexual assault by penetration;
• One count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.
He denied all the charges, and is due to appear at the same court on January 28 for a mention hearing, with a provisional trial date in April.
The 29 counts that he is now facing are: 13 counts of rape, five counts of sexual assault, three counts of assault by penetration, three counts of coercive and controlling behaviour, two counts of false imprisonment, one count of attempted rape, one count of attempted sexual assault by penetration and one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent.
The alleged offences relate to a total of eight women.
Peter Burt, Senior District Crown Prosecutor for CPS Thames and Chiltern, said: ‘Following an ongoing investigation by Hertfordshire Constabulary, with continued support from the CPS, we have now charged David Carrick with a total of 29 alleged offences against eight women.
‘We remind all concerned that criminal proceedings against the defendant are active and that he has a right to a fair trial.
‘It is extremely important that there should be no reporting, commentary or sharing of information online which could in any way prejudice these proceedings.’
Following the first rape charge, Met Commissioner Cressida Dick said: ‘I am deeply concerned to hear the news today that an officer from the Met’s Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command has been arrested and now charged with this serious offence.
‘I fully recognise the public will be very concerned too.
‘Criminal proceedings must now take their course so I am unable to comment any further at this stage.’
Carrick was first charged in October with allegedly raping one woman he had met on a Tinder date at a St Albans hotel in August
Source: Daily Mail UK