Herts police officer charged with misconduct

PUBLISHED: 16:55 13 December 2019 | UPDATED: 16:55 13 December 2019

PC Nicholas Musto appeared at Cambridge Magistrates' Court this week.

PC Nicholas Musto appeared at Cambridge Magistrates' Court this week.


A Hertfordshire police officer has appeared in court charged with misconduct.

PC Nicholas Musto - of Docking Road in Hunstanton - appeared at Cambridge Magistrates' Court on Monday charged with one count of misconduct in public office regarding an 11-year relationship he had with a woman he met through his role as a police officer.

You may also want to watch:

The case was brought following an investigation by the Independent Office for Police Conduct, which began on October 16 last year following a referral from Hertfordshire Constabulary regarding disclosures made by the individual the officer was alleged to have formed the relationship with.

The investigation was completed on June 13, 2019, and a case file was sent to the Crown Prosecution Service, who made the decision to charge PC Musto - who served with Herts police in the Royston area.

A plea and trial preparation hearing is set to take place at Peterborough Crown Court on January 3.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Royston Crow. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Royston Crow