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Munfordville Man Arrested on a Five Count Felony

Date of News Release: 05/21/2012

(Bowling Green, KY.) -- On Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 10:37 P.M.(CST), Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green, was contacted regarding an alleged rape complaint in Hart County, Kentucky.

On Monday, May 21, 2012 at 6:30 A.M. (CST), Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green arrested Michael Manzo (40) of Munfordville, Kentucky and charged him with the following:

  1. Sodomy 1st Degree
  2. Rape 1st Degree- Domestic Violence
  3. Unlawful Imprisonment 1st Degree
  4. Wanton Endangerment 1st Degree
  5. Assault 2nd Degree Domestic Violence

Preliminary investigation states that on Sunday May 20, 2012, the accused allegedly raped the victim while holding a firearm on the victim. He then restrained the victim from leaving his residence by physical force and through the use of a firearm.

Michael Manzo is lodged in the Hart County Jail.

The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Detective Erik Salman. He was assisted on scene by Trooper Joel Huff.

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