by Channel 2 News staff
Thursday, July 29, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Anchorage police arrested a cab driver Thursday morning for sexual assault. Police say that in March, 43-year-old Rafael Martinez picked up a woman from a hotel in downtown Anchorage who was intoxicated.
The woman said she passed out in the backseat of the cab, and when she awoke her pants and underwear were off and Martinez was in the back seat with her.
She says he drove her to her destination and left the scene without requesting his fare.
After the Anchorage Police special victims unit concluded their investigation, a warrant was issued for Martinez.
Police arrested him Thursday morning at his cab company.
His bail is set at $5,000.