Rape Suspects Make Court Appearances (VIDEO)

Jasper (NNDC) – Two Dubois County men who have been charged with rape and sexual misconduct have made initial court appearances…

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Two local men are now facing rape charges from separate incidents.

DCSD says 64-year old Eddie Roos is charged with a Level 3 felony count of rape, two Level 4 felony counts of sexual misconduct and a Level 6 felony count of criminal confinement following an investigation of an alleged incident involving a juvenile female under the age of 16.

DCSC says it received information this past Sunday about the alleged incident. Roos was arrested at his home in the St. Henry area Tuesday morning.
After an initial hearing Tuesday in Dubois Circuit Court, Roos is being held on a $10,000 cash-only bond.

Meanwhile, 21-year old Martin Garcia-Dixon of Jasper is the suspect in two separate sexual offenses of a victim between the ages of 14 and 18.
DCSC says back on April 27th, it was contacted about the alleged sexual misconduct.

Garcia-Dixon was arrested the following day for two counts of Level 3 felony rape, one count Level 6 felony Criminal Confinement, a Level 6 felony count of Sexual Battery, and a misdemeanor count of furnishing alcohol to a minor.

DCSD says Garcia-Dixon, who is a registered sex offender, has already made his first appearance in court.

If found guilty on the rape charge alone, both men could get between three and 12 years in prison.

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