PD: Felon Raped Middletown Woman After Being Released From Jail

The 35-year-old, who has a history of crime dating back to at least 2004, forced himself on a woman with whom he has had a sexual relationship for the past 13 years, according to Middletown Police.

Soloman Dill of Middletown
Soloman Dill of Middletown

A felon with a history of crime is charged with the rape of a woman with whom he shared a long-term relationship after being released from prison, according to Middletown Police. 

On Dec. 10 at 8:30 a.m., Soloman S. Dill, 35, of Long Hill Road turned himself in on an outstanding warrant for a rape that took place on Aug. 30 at 11 p.m. at an apartment on Newfield Street. The charges were first-degree sexual assault, disorderly conduct and first-degree unlawful restraint. 

The report says Dill and the victim, who have been in a sexual relationship for 13 years, often visited her after being in jail since May and released to Connecticut Valley Hospital for 45 days.

According to the report. Dill said he drank vodka to the point of getting "buzzed" but not intoxicated and he tried on twice to have anal sex with the victim against her will while she struggled. He reportedly admitted to detectives that what he did was wrong. 

Dill told officers the victim had taken drugs before he arrived in pill form but he was unsure of what they were. 

The report says the case is still under investigation and Dill is being held on a $500,000 bond and due to be arraigned Wednesday in Middletown Superior Court. 

Dill is a convicted felon found guilty of four second-degree burglaries, second-degree criminal trespass and probation violations from 2004 to the present, according to the State of Connecticut Judicial Branch website. He has pending case from May for first-degree criminal trespass.

Ian Battles December 11, 2013 at 12:37 PM
Who was the genius who decided to let this guy back onto the streets?


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