It’s always nice to wake up and see this headline on the news. Actually I wish It never happened in the first place but a bad cop going away for 30 years is great.
A former Broward Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison for raping a handcuffed prisoner he was moving from one jail to another.
Charles Edward Floyd, 40, wept openly in court as he addressed his wife and then his mother.
“Baby, I’m sorry, I gotta go. Don’t cry for me,” he sobbed. “Mom, I love you.”
The victim testified that on June 13, 2007
She was one of three female inmates the deputy was transporting. Floyd dropped off the other two women and took her to a remote area behind a warehouse, where he told her, “I’ve been waiting for this all day.”
She testified that he forced her to perform oral sex and raped her. Prosecutors said Floyd’s DNA was found in the woman’s cervix.
The scary thing is, this officer could have gotten off really easy had he taken the plea deal
Before trial, he had turned down a plea offer of five years in prison, to be followed by 20 years of probation. His sentence was for 30 years on each count, to be served concurrently. His family said they will appeal.
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