66-Year-Old Man Arrested and Charged on Rape First Degree

On May 26, 2022, the 911 Emergency Call center received a call from a female victim who reported that she was sexually assaulted by her intimate male friend, Albert Edwards.

On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, the victim stated she came home from work feeling tired and had a verbal altercation with Edwards after declining to have sexual intercourse with him. While lying in bed, dressed in a t-shirt and tights, the victim said that Edwards sat beside her, aggressively removed her tights and underwear, and sexually assaulted her.

The victim further stated that she continuously pushed his hands away and told him to stop, but he refused. Edwards continued to assault her until the victim was able to push him away.

66-year-old Edwards was arrested for rape in the first degree, domestic violence, unlawful sexual contact, and simple assault & battery. He was Mirandized and declined to give a statement.

Due to the Domestic Violence Law, no bail was set, and Edwards was processed and transported to the John Bell Adult Correction Facility.