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Former Missouri police officer sentenced for assaulting escorts

Friday, January 28, 2011 | 1:43 p.m. CST

ST. LOUIS — A former eastern Missouri police officer was sentenced to 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting and robbing four paid escorts.

Prosecutors say 32-year-old Leon Pullen, a former Uplands Park police officer from Foley, would find ads for paid escorts on the Internet. When the women showed up, he would tell them they were under arrest before assaulting and robbing them.

In one case, Pullen pulled up behind a woman in his squad car, wearing his full uniform. He then made her follow him to the police station, where he sexually assaulted her.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Foley was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty in July to nine felony counts. Ten other charges were dropped in exchange for the plea.


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Dan Meler January 31, 2011 | 10:27 a.m.

Wait a roll Leon! Your a real chick magnet! Hopefully were your going you'll understand the true meaning of sexual assault

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