ABERDEEN, Wash. - Police were called to the Guesthouse Inn and Suites in Aberdeen Saturday to the report of a woman being dragged under the Heron street bridge. Police Captain John Green tells us officers located a 39 year old male having alleged sexual contact with an apparent unconscious 42 year old native American female in a camp spot inside brush near the Inn and Bridge. Green said the report was received at 11:07 Saturday morning.
The investigating officers had to tell the male suspect numerous times to step out of the wooded area.
Officers were initially unable to wake up the female. When they did wake her she was allegedly very intoxicated. She did tell officers that she was unaware of anyone having any physical contact with her and that no one had permission to have any physical sexual contact with her.
Officers arrested the male suspect for Indecent Liberties and Making a False Statement to a Public Servant. The male suspect had initially provided the investigating officers a false name.
The suspect also has a confirmed arrest warrant from Oregon for a parole violation from a previous sexual assault charge. He was identified as a Registered Sex Offender out of Oregon.
The suspect is currently in the City of Aberdeen jail.