A retired Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, police detective was indicted on federal counts that he and three different males conspired to carry girls in “involuntary sexual servitude,” officers stated Monday.
The previous detective, Roger Golubski, in September was additionally charged with civil rights counts within the sexual assaults of a girl and younger teenager when he was on the police drive.
The abuse alleged within the indictment unsealed Monday befell in Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, between 1996 and 1998, the U.S. Division of Justice stated.
The previous detective, Roger Golubski, and the three different males are accused in a scheme to make use of beatings and different kinds of assault to maintain younger girls captive in an condominium, the place they had been compelled to have intercourse with males, federal prosecutors stated.
Golubski and the three different males — Cecil Brooks, LeMark Roberson and Richard Robinson — are all charged with conspiracy towards rights and one rely of involuntary servitude, in keeping with court docket information.
Brooks and Roberson are additionally charged with a second rely of involuntary servitude. If convicted all of them face attainable life in jail, in keeping with prosecutors.
Two of the younger girls saved at an condominium constructing had been youngsters who had just lately been launched from a juvenile correctional facility, in keeping with an indictment unsealed Monday.
Attorneys for Golubski and Robinson didn’t instantly return requests for remark Monday night time.
Golubski is accused in a part of offering legislation enforcement safety for the intercourse trafficking and different legal operation, and of raping one of many ladies, who was 16 on the time, in keeping with the indictment.
He additionally allegedly threatened her by saying they’d killed one other girl. Not one of the costs embody homicide.
The indictment was unsealed Monday round two months after Golubski was charged with six counts of deprivation of civil rights.
One of many two folks he’s accused of sexually assaulting in that case was a woman who was 13 or 14 years outdated on the time, in keeping with a detention memo filed by prosecutors.
Golubski faces as much as life in jail on every of these six counts, in keeping with prosecutors.
The 2 victims in that case are Black, in keeping with the detention memo filed in that case. Golubski is white. Activists in Kansas Metropolis’s Black neighborhood had sought an investigation into Golubski’s conduct, in addition to that of the police division. The case additionally obtained consideration from Group ROC, the social justice arm of Jay-Z’s leisure firm, which had known as on the Justice Division to research the broader police division.
Golubski was a detective with the Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, police division who had retired in 2010 after 35 years on the drive.
When Golubski was arrested in September, Police Chief Karl A. Oakman stated that the division was absolutely cooperating with investigators and was dedicated to transparency.
The Justice Division stated in September when Golubski was arrested on civil rights counts that its investigation was persevering with, and it additionally stated the case involving the brand new indictment is ongoing.
Kansas Metropolis, Kansas, is adjoining to the bigger Kansas Metropolis, Missouri.