Man allegedly breaks into Toledo woman’s home, rapes her days after prison release

When officers arrived, they say they found the suspect naked on the victim's bed.
Published: May. 21, 2023 at 4:43 PM EDT|Updated: May. 22, 2023 at 5:00 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Just five days after his release from prison, Toledo Police arrested and charged a man accused of breaking into a woman’s home and raping her.

Court records show Rodrick Neal, 32, is facing an aggravated burglary charge in the case. A judge set his bond at $500,000 at no percent on Monday. He’s scheduled to be back in court on May 30.

According to Toledo Police, a neighbor of the victim called 911, and when officers arrived, they found Neal naked on the victim’s bed. Official reports show Neal was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment after arrest. Police didn’t release details about the victim’s condition.

According to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, Neal had just finished serving a 90-day sentence for a February conviction on two assault charges and a disorderly conduct charge. He was released from CCNO on Monday and was arrested for the alleged break-in and rape on Saturday. Court records show Toledo Police officers arrested Neal in February on drug charges and say he bit an officer on the wrist, causing swelling and redness through several layers of clothing. Neal had overdosed and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Once at the hospital, Neal kicked two officers in the chest. He originally appeared in court on three felony charges, however, all charges were lowered to misdemeanors before sentencing.

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