Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender on Rape Charges

Police-Arrest

An Aberdeen man, listed as a Tier III registered sex offender, has been charged with a number of sex crimes, including rape, based on a complaint made to police in early December. Law enforcement officers say that a woman told them she was assaulted by the defendant in a parked vehicle in the 600 block of McHenry Drive on November 30, 2016. She told officers that the man used physical force to remove her clothing and to engage in sexual intercourse with her. The defendant was charged with:

  • First degree rape
  • Second degree rape
  • First degree sex offense
  • Second degree sex offense
  • Third degree sex offense
  • Fourth degree sex offense

According to court records, the defendant was convicted in 2015 of second degree rape and sentenced to a 10-year prison term, but the sentence was suspended in lieu of four years of probation.

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