Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Police: Fake Cab Driver Raped Girl
A registered sex offender is facing charges in connection with the sexual assault of a mentally disabled teen.
Police said 25-year-old Gerald Terry pretended to be a taxicab driver and sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl in the cab in October.
Police said the teen took the cab to travel from a North Haven school to her Naugatuck home.
A police investigation determined that Terry subleased the cab without the knowledge of the managers of the cab company.
Terry, at the time of the alleged assault, was a registered sex offender and was wanted on charged of violation of probation, according to police.
He is facing charges of sexual assault, kidnapping and interfering with a police officer. He was formally charged on Dec. 7 and was given an additional bond of $300,000.