Pittsburgh Police Officer In Court For Preliminary Hearing
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The Pittsburgh police officer accused of asking women for sexual favors in exchange for leniency is expected in court today for a hearing.
The Associated Press reports that Officer Adam Skweres’ attorney has said he’ll plead not guilty at Friday’s preliminary hearing where a district judge must determine whether the officer will stand trial on charges including bribery, indecent assault and attempted rape.
Skweres was arrested back on Feb. 16.
He had been jailed and suspended but was released to house arrest on Monday.
The city has filed paperwork seeking to fire him, but the police union says that can’t happen until his case is finished in court.
Skweres had been on the force for five years.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.
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