former WRKO host held on rape charge

Bob Nelson
Thu Oct 23 13:32:57 EDT 2008

He was in their employ till last Thursday and was let go due to budget cuts, replaced by Laura
Ingraham. A "listener appreciation party" was due to be held in Malden. Now former WRKO
talker Reese Hopkins is being held on a "fugitive from justice charge stemming from a four-year-old rape allegation in New York City".


He is being extradited to New York City and claims that he was not present when the alleged rape
was said to have occured (Oct. 2004 in Manchester CT)


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