On May 8th 2018 Dothan Police Officers responded to a report of a rape in the 1100 block of Crestline Drive. Officers made contact with the mother of the juvenile victim and she was transported to Flowers Hospital for examination.
The suspect of the rape was identified as Emiliano Rodriguez, 40, of Dothan. Rodriguez was taken to the Dothan Police Department for questioning. After interviews were completed Emiliano Rodriguez was charged with 10 counts of Rape 2nd Degree, 20 counts of Sexual Abuse 2nd Degree, and 5 counts of Sodomy 2nd Degree. A bond amount has not been set in this case.
Due to the sensitive nature of the case and the victim being a juvenile no more information is being released on this case. All persons are innocent until proven guilty.