Medway man indicted after allegedly raping sleeping woman

A Medway man has been indicted after allegedly raping a woman “on accident,” while she was asleep.

Steven Johnson, 32, of Medway was indicted in Clark County Common Pleas Court on charges of rape and sexual battery. As of Friday afternoon, Johnson was not listed as an inmate in the Clark County Jail.

Johnson was arrested on June 21 after police were dispatched to the 200 block of Braun Street on a report of a sexual offense, according to an affidavit filed in the case.

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At the scene, an officer interviewed the victim who said she was asleep and woke up to Johnson, “on top of her,” having intercourse with her.

According to the affidavit, a witness at the scene told police Johnson told her he had, “accidentally,” had sexual intercourse with the victim while sleepwalking.

In a written statement after his arrest, Johnson said he woke up in the victim’s room, “not knowing how I got there.”

“It was an accident because we was both drunk,” the statement said.

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