Reserve officer accused of raping ex-girlfriend

5 years 11 months 1 week ago Thursday, July 31 2014 Jul 31, 2014 Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:29:00 PM CDT July 31, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. CHARLES (AP) - A 23-year-old man who works as a reserve police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Pine Lawn is facing charges for allegedly breaking into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and raping her.

Rico Frazier was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglary, rape, felonious restraint and two counts of sodomy. He is jailed on $200,000 cash-only bond, and does not have a listed attorney.

A 22-year-old Lindenwood University student reported the attack in May, at her apartment about two miles from the St. Charles campus. Frazier and the woman were involved in a relationship until October.

Police say the suspect used a rock to smash through a sliding glass door while the woman was sleeping, then sprayed her in the face with law enforcement-grade pepper spray, and sexually assaulted her.

 

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