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Sexual Assault

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  • Lauderdale man accused of sexually battering girl

    Lauderdale man accused of sexually battering girl
    A Fort Lauderdale man who police say sexually assaulted a mentally challenged girl has been arrested. Malcolm Jamaal Butler, 27, was taken into custody Monday on charges of sexual battery — accused of luring the girl into a bathroom at the Nine...
  • Peace Corps spars with its watchdog over volunteer protection law

    WASHINGTON Nearly three years after Congress passed a law named for a murdered Peace Corps volunteer from Georgia, the organization and its independent watchdog are sparring over how the law wants them to account for sexual assaults. The months-long...
  • Man's fingertip bitten off at Beyonce-Jay Z Rose Bowl show, police say

    Man's fingertip bitten off at Beyonce-Jay Z Rose Bowl show, police say
    A 25-year-old concert-goer was taken into custody on suspicion of sexual battery and mayhem after he allegedly groped a woman at Beyonce's and Jay Z's "On the Run" tour at the Rose Bowl and then bit off the tip of her boyfriend's finger during an...
  • Despite GPS Monitoring, Violent Felon Vanishes

    Despite GPS Monitoring, Violent Felon Vanishes
    DERBY — As the clock ticked away toward adjournment in Superior Court Wednesday, prosecutors faced the troubling realization that Dardian Celaj would — again — be a no-show. It was the second time in less than a week that the convicted...
  • Teen arrested in sexual assault, death of missing Washington girl

    Teen arrested in sexual assault, death of missing Washington girl
    A 17-year-old has been arrested in the sexual assault and killing of a 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her family's Washington home six days ago, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Jenise Wright, who vanished from the mobile home park where...
  • No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park

    No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park
    A South Side man was held without bail today for a Friday morning attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The woman was walking to work around 8:40 a.m. when she noticed Lemar...
  • Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits

    Arrests made after push to examine long-untested rape kits
    For nine years or so, untested rape kits accumulated in a Hollywood police refrigerator. The backlog grew to 94 cases, when new Police Chief Frank Fernandez ordered an audit last summer and the rape kits were discovered. The Broward crime lab began...
  • Man withdraws guilty plea to sexually assaulting girl, 4

    In May, a Walnutport man stood before a Northampton County judge on the cusp of trial and admitted he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old girl, culminating in forcing her to perform oral sex. But facing sentencing Friday for the crimes, Steven R. Weidner had...
  • Norfolk police seeking suspect in sexual assault

    The Norfolk Police Department is seeking a male suspect involved in a sexual assault. At approximately 8:30 a.m. a female pedestrian was sexually assaulted near Colley Avenue and Brambelton by a white male, in his late 20s, standing at approximately 5...
  • Attorney sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexual assault

    Attorney sentenced to 6 years in prison for sexual assault
    A real estate attorney who allegedly tried to destroy evidence by rubbing lip balm on his hands after sexually assaulting a young woman inside a Gold Coast hotel in 2012 was sentenced Thursday to 6 years in prison. Anthony Bergamino Jr., 51, who had...
  • Rocky Hill Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Boys

    Rocky Hill Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing Boys
    NEW BRITAIN — A Rocky Hill father, former pilot and Boy Scout leader was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday for having sexual contact with two boys. "You are, in fact, guilty of a heinous crime," Judge Arthur Hadden told Mark Alexander, 36....