Bond Set At $50,000 For Alma Man Charged With Criminal Sexual AssaultA 23-year-old Alma man has been formally charged in Marion County Court with criminal sexual assault. Ethan Neathery of Kinoka Road is charged with threatening to use force in order to get his ex-girlfriend to commit a sex act with him.
Marion County Sheriff's Deputies say the incident allegedly occurred at Neathery's home late Wednesday night. They report no weapon was involved.
The Alma woman came to the sheriff's department early Thursday morning to report the incident and was taken to Salem Township Hospital for collection of an evidence kit. Neathery was taken into custody at his home on Thursday morning.
Bond for Neathery was set at $50,000. He was released from the Marion County Jail Saturday morning after posting $5,000 cash.
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Police Beat for Friday, December 19th, 2014