Update: Oklahoma City Police officer accused of sex crimes back in court Tuesday

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UPDATE: (11/18/14)   A judge is expected to decide Tuesday afternoon if an Oklahoma City police officer will go to trial for sex crimes.

During Tuesday's preliminary hearing, 13 alleged victims testified, all of whom were African-American.

The sex crimes detective who investigated Holtzclaw also testified Tuesday morning.

Prosecutors added four more counts to Holtzclaw's charges, but the judge will have to bind him over on those.

The prosecution rested around noon on Tuesday.


OKLAHOMA CITY  (11/17/14) - A judge will decide whether there is enough evidence to send an Oklahoma City police officer to trial.

Daniel Holtzclaw's preliminary hearing began Monday morning in an Oklahoma County court.

Holtzclaw is accused of sexually assaulting 13 women while on duty.

Three alleged victims testified Monday morning.

One woman testified Holtzclaw fondled her inside a local hospital while she was in police custody.

A second woman testified she felt forced to lift up her shirt to show Officer Holtzclaw that she wasn't hiding drugs.

The third alleged victim to take the stand Monday said Holtzclaw fondled her outside his police car in Northeast OKC.

Holtzclaw is charged with 32 total counts of rape, sexual battery, indecent exposure and forcible oral sodomy after several women came forward, claiming the officer assaulted them while they were in custody or inside his police car.

Testimony continues this afternoon.


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