Houston Co. man charged with rape of wheelchair-bound woman

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A Taylor man is facing several criminal charges after allegedly raping a woman multiple times, according to police.

The Dothan Police Department wrote in a statement that the investigation began when a medical call came out at the Point South Trailer Park. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a wheelchair-bound woman, who told them that she was sexually assaulted multiple times within a year.

Officers later arrested Steven Halford, 51, after identifying him as a suspect in the case, charging him with two counts of first-degree rape and four counts of first-degree sodomy.

At the time, he was not given bail yet, but he was scheduled to make his first appearance in court Monday morning.

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