Regina V Stephen Mitchell
Paul Sloan Q.C. of Trinity Chambers has been instructed on behalf of the Crown Prosecution Service. Toby Hedworth Q.C. also of Trinity Chambers, is instructed on behalf of Stephen Mitchell’s defence team.
The case is being heard at the Newcastle upon Tyne Crown Court. The Defendant Police Officer is charged in the Indictment with a total of 26 offences comprising 5 of rape, 6 of indecent assault and 15 of misconduct in a public office. The offences relate to 16 different alleged victims spanning a period of 7 years. The trial is expected to last 8 weeks.