Woman Sexually Assaulted While Sleeping in Dover Hotel

Jan 22, 2013 -- 3:57am

A 26-year-old Dover man accused of raping a woman during a hotel party Sunday morning is behind bars at the JTVCC, being held in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Dover Police say several people rented rooms at the hotel on Saturday night for a small party. The 30-year-old victim told officers she woke up around 6 o’clock Sunday morning to find 26-year-old John Courtney having sex with her; she told police she kicked Courtney, got up and ran into the bathroom.

Courtney was arrested a short time later and charged with 2nd degree rape.

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