UPDATE: Bond is $1M for accused West Chester rapist
Arrested: Steven Toy (Courtesy Butler County Jail)
Arrested: Kimberly Toy (Courtesy Butler County Jail)
Steven Toy refused to show his face when he was arraigned in court
WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) -
Steven Toy appeared was arraigned by video in court on Monday morning.
Toy refused to lift his head during the entire arraignment, leaving the judge to only look at the top of his head. He told the judge he was not disrespecting the court, but rather said he didn't have time to "get myself together."
Bond for Toy was set at $1 million. Prosecutors argued he could be a flight risk.
Toy is charged with one count of kidnapping and one count of rape. He faces 20 years in prison if convicted of both.
He will be in court again Tuesday for a pretrial hearing. He must show up in person.
Two people are arrested after police say a teen was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.
Around 10:40 Friday morning, the West Chester Police received a 911 call from the Learning Tree Academy located at the 8100 block of Highland Point drive. A 16-year-old female told the operator that she had just escaped from her mother's boyfriend who tried to assault her.
The victim tells police she was picked up from her residence in Colerain by 41-year-old Steven Toy, and voluntarily went with him. She also says he then restrained her and sexually assaulted her inside his semi-tractor.
Investigators responded to the Toy's home on Cindy Lou Court in West Chester. When officers arrived 32-year-old Kimberly Toy refused to cooperate with officers. A search warrant was obtained and just before 2:00pm, Steven Toy was found hiding in the attic and taken into custody.
Toy is now charged with Kidnapping and Rape. Kimberly Toy is charged with Obstructing Justice. Both were taken to Butler County Jail.