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Police: Akron man wanted for breaking into apartment, raping victim has been arrested

AKRON, Ohio– The Akron Police Department said the man accused of breaking into a home and raping the victim, has been arrested.

Jesse M. Williams II (Photo courtesy: Akron police)

Jesse M. Williams II, 33, of Akron, forced his way into an apartment on Alphada Place at about 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 3, police said. When the victim tried to call police, he took her phone and raped her, according to the police department.

Williams stole some of her property before fleeing. He was identified by the victim and DNA.

He was wanted for two counts of rape, two counts of gross sexual imposition, three counts of kidnapping, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary, tampering and disrupting public service.

Akron police on January 14 said Williams was picked up by the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Fugitive Task Force at an address on Brittain Road Monday morning. He was booked into the Summit County Jail.