Annapolis, MD (WNAV) == A preliminary hearing is scheduled for later this afternoon in the case of Annapolis Corporal Gwynne Lanier Tavel on charges of misconduct in office. Corporal Tavel was charged in February w for allegedly failing to investigate sexual assault cases and hiding case files. The 34-year-old officer is charged with four counts for not investigating the cases from 2017 to 2019. Some files were found in a file cabinet that was in the process of being moved to an offsite storage facility in July of 2020. A detective reported that the case file of a closed rape case didn’t have any supporting documents like interviews with the victim or potential suspects.
Case number: C-02-CR-21-000397
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