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Fire official is charged in third sex assault

Alleged attacks show pattern, prosecutors say

Boston Deputy Fire Chief Peter Pearson was arraigned on additional charges yesterday in Brockton District Court. Boston Deputy Fire Chief Peter Pearson was arraigned on additional charges yesterday in Brockton District Court. (Robert E. Klein for The Boston Globe)
By Maddie Hanna
Globe Correspondent / August 26, 2008

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Prosecutors say the three women's allegations follow a rough pattern: Boston Deputy Fire Chief Peter Pearson drove through Brockton, picked up a woman in his car, pretended he was a police officer, and forced the victim to perform sex acts on him. (Full article: 811 words)

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