Appearing police inspector ‘was powerless to cease drunken lady straddling him and making an attempt to have intercourse as he drove her residence after she was thrown out of nightclub ‘
- Sgt Lee Cocking, 40, from Chedding, Somerset is standing trial for misconduct
- He claims the drunk lady ‘launched’ herself at him after he drove her residence
- Prosecutor: ‘He claims there was nothing he may do… not a jot, not a factor’
A married policeman who had a sexual encounter with a drunken lady in his work automotive has instructed a jury that he was powerless to cease it.
Sgt Lee Cocking, 40, is standing re-trial for misconduct over the incident on Christmas Eve 2017, after he drove the girl residence while on obligation in Weston-Tremendous-Mare, Somerset.
He claims that through the journey, the drunken lady overpowered him to strip off, inform him she felt like ‘being soiled’ and straddle him.
He then went onto to inform the jury at Gloucester Crown Court docket that intercourse didn’t proceed as a result of he was struggling flashbacks from hectic work conditions, making him ‘muddled’ and was ‘not ‘ in her.
After the incident he took her quantity, dropped her residence and threw away a shoe she had left within the automotive.
Sgt Lee Cocking, who had served as a police officer for 20 years instructed a jury he was powerless to cease the drunk lady’s advances
He returned to the police station at 4:14am – one hour after he had left for the ten minute journey – the place he known as her, however has not disclosed what was mentioned.
The officer sobbed all through a lot of his unique trial, which ended with a hung jury, as he described the encounter as ‘like an out of physique expertise’.
He mentioned he repeatedly instructed the girl he could not have intercourse along with her as a result of he may lose his job and had a household.
However he claims that the girl continued to say she felt like ‘being naughty’ and that she needed him to ‘f***’ her.
He mentioned of her climbing on high of him that he: ‘did not see it coming’ and that ‘she compelled herself on me. She simply launched herself throughout the automotive.’
He met the girl after she was instructed to go away Skinny Dippers nightclub in Weston-Tremendous-Mare for being too drunk and provided her a raise residence.
Sgt Cocking gave the girl a raise residence after she was thrown out of Skinny Dippers nightclub in Weston-Tremendous-Mare for being too drunk
Michael Mather-Lees, prosecuting mentioned: ‘Sgt Cocking provides a raise to a drunken lady after he had calmed her down outdoors an evening membership in Weston.
‘Sgt Cocking mentioned he was powerless to refuse the girl’s advances.
‘He later claimed that he was sexually assaulted by her and he was unable to cease her as a result of he was having publish traumatic dysfunction flashbacks and this finally stopped him from having full sexual activity.
‘Sgt Cocking had all of the gear essential required to assist him in numerous conditions that included an emergency radio on his chest, but he did not use his frequent sense to cease.
‘He additionally claimed that the girl wasn’t that drunk.’
Mr Mather-Lees went on to explain the girl as being in a ‘state worse for put on’ and ‘susceptible’.
He continued: ‘Nevertheless Sgt Cocking capitalises on the scenario. The lady is not any angel and he or she begins taking off her denims.
‘His account is that he did not discover her taking her garments off as he drove alongside. It’s possible you’ll assume that’s considerably fanciful.
‘Sgt Cocking had plenty of choices at this level, together with stopping the automotive or returning to the police station.
‘However he did neither and continued driving alongside the coast street.
‘Sgt Cocking says that she was screaming for him to cease the automotive just for her to straddle him.
‘If Sgt Cocking felt he was in bother he may have used the emergency radio which might have transmitted all the pieces that was being mentioned.
‘He claims that there was nothing he may do about it, he says, not a jot, not a factor.
‘That is an officer with appreciable expertise who likely has come throughout many, many tough conditions in his profession.’
Sgt Cocking, who had served as an officer for 20 years instructed the courtroom that he was struggling nervousness after being instructed his function would change attributable to restructuring.
The trial continues and is anticipated to final two weeks.