New charge filed against Trotwood teen accused in 2 rape cases

Chuck Hamlin/Staff
Chuck Hamlin/Staff

A hearing has been set for March to determine if the case against a 16-year-old male, accused of raping two women at gunpoint in Trotwood, will be transferred to adult court.

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The teen made an appearance in front of Montgomery County Juvenile Court Judge Helen Wallace Tuesday morning, a day after a motion was filed by the prosecutor’s office to have the cause moved to adult court.

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A probable cause hearing  for the case to be bound over to adult court was set for March 15.

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The teen was also ordered in Tuesday’s hearing to remain in the custody of the Juvenile Detention Center.

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The 16-year-old is also facing a new charge of aggravated trespass and voyeurism, in addition to the initial charges of rape, kidnapping, aggravated burglary, and aggravated robbery.

He reportedly raped a 24-year-old and 34-year-old at gunpoint on two separate occasions in early December, according to police.

DNA evidence left at the scenes led to the teen’s arrest, according to Trotwood police.