The two NYPD patrolmen accused of raping a drunken woman made a bogus 911 call so they could be sent back to the victim's East Village apartment, a senior prosecutor said.
The call was made from a pay phone at the corner of East 13th Street and First Avenue, where Officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata had been summoned to handle a traffic accident in the early morning on Dec. 7.
It proves the cops coldly plotted the sexual assault of the incapacitated woman, prosecutors say.
The caller said his name was John Edward and complained about a drunken homeless man, saying the man was at 512 E. 13th St. -- two doors down from where the woman lived.
The cops had already been in the woman's apartment twice over a 46-minute period and needed to concoct an excuse for a third visit, according to the prosecutor at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.
It was during the third visit that Moreno allegedly raped the woman while...