Darlene Rodriguez Husband, Sgt. David Rodriguez - Sgt. David Rodriguez the husband of New York City anchorwoman Darlene Rodriguez has been charged with the rape of a 17-year-old girl. Police Sgt. David Rodriguez pleaded not guilty to the charges and posted $25,000 bail.
Rodriguez is accused of raping the teen after arresting her 35-year-old boyfriend on domestic violence charges. “He engaged the victim and forcibly raped her,” said a commissioner.
Darlene Rodriguez, a WNBC anchorwoman was crying outside the courtroom but insisted that her husband is innocent. “I’m her to support my husband. I believe in him. I love him. He’s innocent 100 percent,” she said.
Sgt. Rodriguez has been suspended without pay.
Wikipedia on Darlene Rodriquez
Darlene Rodriguez (born 1970) is co-anchor of Today in New York on WNBC-TV. Rodriguez became co-anchor of the show in July 2003 after serving as a reporter for WNBC and then co-anchor of Weekend Today in New York.
Rodriguez has also served as a fill in newsreader for Ann Curry on The Today Show on NBC. Before WNBC she was a general assignment reporter for WCBS Newsradio 88 for four years. Prior to working at WCBS, she worked as a reporter for the Bronxnet cable television network.
She is a 1988 graduate of Christopher Columbus High School in the Bronx, and a 1992 graduate of the University of Miami with a degree in broadcast journalism and political science. While in college, Rodriguez was instrumental in creating various local cable news programs which focused on cross-cultural cuisines. Her passion for cooking and crocheting (which she learned as a child) still occupy most of her free time. She lives currently in Westchester County.
In Feb., 2008, reports appeared in the press that her husband, David Rodriguez of the New Rochelle (northern NYC suburb) police department was accused of rape by a 17 year old girl. [] David Rodriguez was arrested Tuesday March 18, 2008 on a charge of first-degree rape, and was arraigned the following day where he pled not guilty. His wife was with him during the arraignment, and left the courtroom in tears afterwards. The alleged rapist is currently free on $25,000 bail, and has been suspended without pay by the New Rochelle police department.
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