A Frederick man was charged with second-degree rape, second-degree assault and fourth-degree sex offense this week after city police linked him to an assault that occurred last year.

Dyontae Johnson, 22, of the 7000 block of Hames Court, was arrested Wednesday and was initially ordered held without bail. He was later released on $5,000 unsecured bail after a hearing Thursday afternoon in Frederick County District Court. The charges stem from an incident that police learned about in January when a woman who had been in a relationship with Johnson from June to August 2018 stepped forward, according to court documents.

The woman told police that Johnson assaulted her one night in August and forced himself on her despite her telling him "no" multiple times, the documents state. A preliminary hearing in the case was scheduled for June 20. 

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Jeremy Arias is the Frederick city and government reporter for The Frederick News-Post.

(5) comments

maryemoore

You know? You would wish police and advocates in the area would have had him on their radar before it came to this! It looks like the victim got too scared once and withdrew and the prosecutor declined to proscute a few of these. $5,000 is rediculous. It's sad that the freedom of the abuser is given more status than the safety of the victims. Johnson, Dyontae Other Baltimore City Circuit Court Friendly Suit Closed/Inactive 06/02/1999 Zelecea Whiting, Et Al Vs. Sari Lynn Rosenthal 0101SP058682017 Johnson, Dyontae 10/1996 Defendant Baltimore City District Court 1400 North Ave. Domestic Violence CLOSE 07/24/2017 5B02355813 Johnson, Dyontae 10/1996 Defendant Baltimore City District Court 1400 North Ave. CR Closed 07/24/2017 D111FM19807656 Johnson, Dyontae Raequan Defendant Frederick County District Court Domestic Violence COMPLETE 01/29/2019 D111CR19005222 Johnson, Dyontae 10/1996 Defendant Frederick County District Court CRSCA Open 04/02/2019 State of Maryland vs. DYONTAE JOHNSON

Lev928

Where is he originally from? Just curious?

mr_twist27

We need to know the name of the judge that released a rape suspect with no bond! That's absolutely ridiculous!

rbtdt5

? This guy has a $5,000 bond. What are you talking about?

KellyAlzan

MD Case searcev

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