On August 3, 2016, the Sheriff’s Office was notified that a 19 year old female was at the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center’s emergency room reporting that she had been raped. The crime was reported to have occurred at a residence in the Bellefonte area.
Officer’s investigating this report arrested Michael D. Hill, age 37 of Boone County. He was charged with Rape Involving Sexual Contact with a person who was incapable of consent due to a mental defect.
Hill was booked into the Boone County Jail on the rape charge with bond set at $50,000. Hill remains in custody and should he post bond he shall have no contact with the reported victim.