Man Charged With Sexual Assault

POSTED: Monday, February 2, 2009 - 7:58pm

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:32pm

The Brownsville Police Department have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted a woman at her home.

21 year old John Castillo was arrested Saturday night after police say he sexually a 29 year old at her apartment. John Castillo was arrested at his home off the 4,000 block of Villa Madrid.

Police say the 21 year old noticed the 29 year old female at a night club in Brownsville. Police say later that night the suspect got in his car, knew where the victim lived, and went over to her apartment at around four in the morning.

Police say he knocked down the door went inside, destroyed property in the apartment, and then found her. Police say she tried calling 911, but Castillo took her cell phone. She was then able to get away and call police.

He's charged with burglary of a habitation, sexual assault, and criminal mischief for breaking the door down and damaging items inside.

Castillo's bond is set at $79,000. $50,000 for the sexual assualt, $25,000 for the burglary and $4,000 thousand for criminal mischief.

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