A Gaines Township Police Officer waived his preliminary hearing for charges of rape, according to the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office.

Kane Shope, 31, Galeton, was charged on Jan. 8 with one count each of rape, aggravated indecent assault, terroristic threats, unlawful restraint, indecent assault without consent of other, and two counts each of forcible corruption and simple assault.

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