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Kansas City detective who sexually preys on women indicted on sexual abuse charges

Kansas City detective who sexually preys on women indicted on sexual abuse charges

A former police detective from Kansas City, Kansas, who sexually preys on women was indicted on sexual abuse charges. According to the FBI, a former Kansas City detective Roger Golubski, 69, who has long been accused of preying on Black women during criminal investigations was indicted on Thursday for sexually abusing two women.

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Golubski was taken into custody at his Edwardsville home. This was after being charged with six counts of civil rights violations by a federal grand jury.

Golubski, who requested to remain silent, pleaded not guilty to all six charges before U.S. Magistrate Judge Rebecca Schwartz during a 15-minute hearing. Schwartz scheduled a hearing to decide whether he should remain in jail until his trial on Monday at 3 p.m. A pretrial hearing is set to take place on October 12th.

One of his alleged victims, Ophelia Williams, expressed her shock and happiness at his arrest. This was in a statement provided to MORE2, a civil rights organization. “I pray that after so many years, justice will be served. People will also be able to unwind, and I will be able to sleep at night.”

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Golubski receives daily treatments for major health conditions. This includes dialysis three or four days a week for failing kidneys. This was according to Tom Lemon, the Topeka-based attorney who was chosen by the court to represent him. Lemon said he would petition for Golubski to be released before trial.

According to Lemon, who chose not to comment further following the hearing, Golubski is also receiving treatment for diabetes and has undergone quintuple heart bypass surgery in April.

Lemon claimed in court: “He has been warned that if he misses six dialysis treatments, he will die. He won’t be able to assist me in defending him if he doesn’t get that daily care.

Roger Golubski, a former Kansas City, Kansas detective who preys on Black women sexually, served 35 years in law enforcement.

After 35 years of service to the Kansas City Police Department, Golubski retired in 2010. The FBI is looking into claims that Golubski, a white man, raped Black women in the city and traded drugs for information from law enforcement during criminal investigations.

According to the federal indictment released on Thursday, Golubski repeatedly sexually assaulted S.K. and O.W. between 1998 and 2002. The race of the women was not identified in the indictment.

He is accused of raping both ladies and repeatedly compelling them to engage in oral sex with him in both his car and at the women’s residences. The indictment claims that Golubski engaged in kidnapping and aggravated sexual abuse.

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If found guilty on any of the counts, Golubski could receive a life sentence.

Roger Golubski Framed Lamont McIntyre in 1994.

For many years, civil rights organizations demanded that Golubski’s actions be looked into. Lamont McIntyre, who spent 23 years in prison for a double homicide he didn’t commit, later sued Golubski and other Kansas City, Kansas, police officers, which brought the accusations against him.

In that case, McIntyre and his mother, Rose McIntyre, claimed that Golubski framed Lamont for committing a double homicide in 1994 because she turned down the detective’s advances. In June, the regional administration agreed to pay $12.5 million to resolve the complaint.

Golubski repeatedly used his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination throughout his deposition by McIntyre’s attorneys. He’s regularly turned down demands from the media for him to speak about the accusations.

Attorneys for the McIntyres Cheryl Pilate and Lindsay Runnels praised federal law enforcement for making the arrest.

They stated in a statement, “We are hopeful the judicial system will deliver the accountability that the Kansas City, Kansas community deserves.”

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Midwest Innocence Project Commends Golubski’s Arrest

Golubski’s arrest, according to the Midwest Innocence Project, a civil rights organization that fights for the release of prisoners who have been unfairly convicted, was “the first step” in bringing justice to individuals who have been injured by law enforcement, particularly Black women.

According to a news release from the group, “to ensure that no other police officers and public officials can continue to misuse their position, a thorough investigation into the abuses in Wyandotte County and structural reforms are needed.”

Wyandotte County District Attorney Mark Dupree and Chief of Police Karl Oakman of Kansas City both released statements committing to continue working with the investigation and stating that the arrest showed no one was above the law.

Executives from MORE2, who supported a probe into Golubski as well, cheered his capture.

In a statement, MORE 2 board member Violet Martin stated, “It took over three decades, thirty years of this man living like he is a law-abiding citizen and he is one of the biggest offenders we have in Wyandotte County.”

She thinks Golubski is to blame for her brother and cousin’s unlawful imprisonment.

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