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- Sexual Battery with a deadly weapon (4 counts)
- False Imprisonment
- Teenage Female (per state statute anything that would identify the victim is not public record)
On August 13, 2015 at approximately 4:50 pm deputies responded to a call reporting that her teenage daughter had been raped. The suspect and victim are known to each other. The suspect forced his way into the victims bedroom armed with a kitchen knife and held the victim against her will and assaulted her several times during the day. The suspect tied up the victim before leaving the location. The victim was able to free herself and call her mother who responded to the residence. The victim's mother found her daughter assaulted, beaten and bruised.
An alert was placed for the suspect and his vehicle. Deputies came in contact with him in the area of Dale Mabry Highway where he was taken into custody on the above charges.