A man has been arrested after breaking into a home and sexually assaulting an 18-year-old woman in her bed, according to court papers.
Samuel Nevarez, 29, was preliminarily charged Monday with a misdemeanor count of battery and felony counts of criminal deviate conduct and burglary.
About 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the victim awoke to Nevarez lying behind her fondling her, court papers stated.
She initially thought Nevarez was her boyfriend. When she realized a stranger was in her bed, she ran from the room screaming for help, saying, “There is a strange man in my bedroom,” according to court papers.
The victim’s family members held Nevarez until police arrived and arrested him, court papers stated.
Nevarez, of the 2900 block of Westbrook Drive, was in custody Monday evening at the Allen County Lockup, with a bail of $35,750.