The Annapolis Police Department released this statement on a recent arrest in connection with an alleged rape that occurred last Saturday.
Merle Court – 6/16/12 – The parents of a 13 year old female reported that their daughter was raped by an acquaintance while at his house. Alexander Lara, 34 years old, was arrested and charged with 2nd degree rape, 2nd and 3rd degree sexual assault, and 2nd degree assault. Lara is being held on $2,000,000.00 bail.
Lara, of Silopanna Road in Annapolis required an interpreter at his initial hearing . Prior to living in Annapolis, Lara lived in Owings Mills and received a Probation Before Judgement sentence in an assault case in 2005.