Wareham PD Arrest Pair on Rape, Drugging Charges

Wareham Police have arrested two people on sexual assault charges.

Police report the arrest of Michael Botelho, 39, of Plymouth and Stephania Cyr, 30, of Hull came after a sexual assault incident was reported by a female receiving medical treatment at a Boston hospital. The victim was discovered unresponsive in a vehicle parked in Morton Park in Plymouth on the morning of January 8 and taken to that hospital. It was there she reported being sexually assaulted after being drugged at the Rosewood Motel in Wareham by a couple she met online.

An investigation by Wareham detectives, Plymouth Police department, State Police, and Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office led to the arrests of Botelho and Cyr.

Both were charged with Aggravated Rape, Drugging a person for Sexual Intercourse, and selling liquor to a person under 21.

Both are being held in custody following arraignment in Wareham District Court.


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