New York City’s top detective said Wednesday police have gathered considerable evidence in the rape investigation of Harvey Weinstein but it’s up to the district attorney to decide whether the disgraced media mogul gets indicted.
“It’s his case right now,” Chief Robert Boyce said of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. “I would ask you to ask him … his schedule … where it goes forward.”
Boyce said investigators have been working diligently with women who made alleged Weinstein raped them. The probe stems from a report in October by “Boardwalk Empire” actress Paz de la Huerta, who said she Weinstein raped her twice in 2010. She also spoke publicly.
Detectives have since traveled to Paris and Los Angeles to interview de la Huerta and others. They have sought cellphone, business and medical records. Witnesses were prepared to testify before a grand jury, which would determine whether Weinstein is indicted, Boyce said. The proceeding is secret.
“We’ve accumulated quite a bit of evidence,” Boyce said.
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