Rome man accused of rape


A 24-year-old man is accused of raping a woman in Rome early Saturday morning., police have reported.

Police said Michael P. Egelston had unwanted sex with a woman in the city in the early hours on March 10.

The case was investigated by Officer Jacob A. Clark, with assistance from the Detective Division. Egelston was taken into custody Wednesday morning, the law enforcement
officials said.

Egelston is charged with one count of third-degree rape, a class E felony, authorities said.

He was arraigned in City Court and was sent to county jail in lieu of $30,000 cash bail or bond. He is scheduled to reappear in court.


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