Salem police officer arrested on rape charges

SALEM, MA (WHDH) - State Police arrested a Salem Police officer on Tuesday afternoon on one count of rape and one count of indecent assault and battery.

Brian Butler was arraigned after being accused of raping a male prisoner in the booking area of the Salem Police Station.

Police say the alleged rape of the 28-year-old victim was caught on camera.

Butler pleaded not guilty and was held on $10,000 bail. He says he had consensual sex with a man in protective custody.

Butler is married to the chief of police in Salem. He has been a member of the department for 30 years.

 

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