Updated: May 9, 2014 5:31PM
Man charged in sexual assault
A 55-year-old Gary man is charged with rape and criminal confinement for the alleged sexual assault on a woman at his home last year.
Remanard Castro, of 626 Roosevelt St., is wanted on an arrest warrant and will be held on $90,000 bail when apprehended.
A 42-year-old woman told Detective Pete Baum she went to Castro’s home to retrieve some belongings and found Castro there. He pointed a handgun at her forehead and forced her to have sex with him, then later threatened to beat her with a crowbar, the probable cause affidavit states.
Teen says he was robbed in alley
A 17-year-old from Cedar Lake told police he was robbed Monday afternoon as he walked in an alley behind 420 E. 6th Ave.
The teen said an acquaintance pointed a gun at him and told him to give him “everything,” police spokeswoman Cpl. Gabrielle King said. The teen handed over his cell phone, cash and keys to his red 2001 Jeep Cherokee. The robber drove away in the Jeep, King said.
Charges in baseball bat attack
An arrest warrant has been issued for Korey A. Carroll, 27, of 1360 Lincoln St., charged with aggravated battery and battery by means of a deadly weapons.
The victim told Detective JerVean Gates that Carroll drove him and others to his home for a party Jan. 25. While there, Carroll, “started going off,” the probable cause affidavit states. Carroll was then driving the victim and three others home when they reached 17th Avenue and Harrison Street and stopped.
Carroll, “reached into the back seat and started choking” the victim, then “still ranting and raving . . . grabbed a baseball bat from the car,” the affidavit states. The victim said Carroll hit him with the bat, breaking his jaw and knocking out a front tooth.
Carroll will be held on $40,000 bail when arrested.