Ogletown man arrested for alleged rape

By Tom Lehman 10:07pm, March 14, 2014 - Updated 10:56pm, March 14, 2014
James Simmers/Courtesy of New Castle County Police Department.
A 54-year-old Ogletown man has been charged with rape, police said.

James Simmers, who lives on the 100 block of Lynch Farm Drive in Todd Estates, faces sexual assault and indecent exposure charges.

New Castle County police were called to the block about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday for a report that a woman was sexually assaulted.

Simmers was identified as a suspect and officers took him into custody at his home without incident, police said.

He was committed to the Howard R. Young Correctional Institution in lieu of $41,000 cash bail and issued a no contact order.

Detectives are asking for any other victims to please contact the New Castle County Police Department at (302) 395-8110 (Attn: Detective M. DiSabatino). You can also send him an email message at MEDiSabatino@nccde.org.

You can also text the keyword NCCPD followed by your tip to 847411 (TIP411).

Tips can also be submitted to Delaware CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmit.com.

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