Crime

Mark Beluscak, Busted for Child Abuse, Is the Latest Denver Police Officer in Trouble

As we've reported, at least seven Denver police officers have gotten into trouble in 2014, with offenses ranging from departmental violations (like keeping 600 nude photos on a work cell phone) to alleged assaults, prostitute-solicitation and more; see our previous coverage below.

Now there's an eighth case: Officer Mark Beluscak has been arrested in Douglas County on a misdemeanor child abuse accusation. Details below.

See also: See seven Denver cops to get in trouble in 2014, including just-busted Daniel Diaz de Leon

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