DARBY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A Darby Township commissioner is under arrest for an alleged sexual assault dating back to 2017. After a multi-year investigation, Philadelphia police say an arrest warrant was issued for Marvin Smith on Nov. 22.
He turned himself in on Tuesday.Philadelphia Police Officer Has Strong Message For Son's Killers After Hyram Hill Killed In Targeted Shooting
In August 2017, police say Smith approached a male and told him he was a family friend.READ MORE: Manor College Students Past, Present 'Very Angry And Frustrated' About Ukraine-Russia Tensions
Police say he then drove the victim to an area on South 63rd Street in Cobbs Creek and sexually assaulted him.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police Officer Injured After Being Dragged By Vehicle During Traffic Stop: Police
Smith, who is a 1st Ward commissioner in Darby Township, is charged with rape and related offenses.