A former policeman has been jailed for raping a drunk woman and filming it, after which he edited the video to make it look consensual earlier than he shared it with another person.
Leicester Crown Court docket heard how ex-special constable Paul Rodgers, 29, compelled himself on the sufferer who was so drunk she thought she was having intercourse with a man she wished to be her boyfriend. Afterwards the “intercourse addict”, who visited swingers golf equipment, despatched an edited model of the cell phone footage to a different particular person making it seem the intercourse had been consensual.
However on the unedited recording of the intercourse assault which was performed in courtroom the sufferer might be heard clearly saying the opposite man’s title. Within the unedited video, Rodgers might be heard telling her “No, it is not, it is me, Paul.” She replied: “No, no it is not.”
Rodgers denied raping and sexually assaulting the woman, claiming she consented, however he was discovered responsible of each fees.
The rape happened in June 2016. The sufferer had been out together with her pals and was very drunk.
Luke Blackburn, prosecuting, stated the woman was “extraordinarily susceptible” on the night time the assault happened at an tackle in Leicestershire.
Mr Blackburn instructed the jury: “She was in no state to consent and even when she had been, she thought she was having intercourse with another person.
“The defendant knew she thought she was having intercourse with another person. He carried on as a result of he wished intercourse together with her, no matter consent and to take a recording.”
Mr Blackburn added: “The recording reveals he is the sober one in management and he or she’s the completely drunk one.”
Jurors didn’t view the footage, however heard dialogue from the recording, with the sufferer calling the defendant by one other title throughout intercourse.
The courtroom heard that through the trial Rodgers had blatantly posted a picture of a intercourse toy on social media, which the sufferer had came upon about and was “very upset.” It had resulted in his bail being revoked.
Asides being sentenced to jail, Rodgers must signal on a intercourse offender register for the remainder of his life.