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Bloomington man arrested Nov. 12 on preliminary charge of rape


Editor’s Note: This story contains mentions of sexual violence.  

A Bloomington man was arrested on a preliminary charge of rape Nov. 12, according to the Monroe County Correctional Center arrest log.  

Dwhuan Patrick, 28, was arrested on a level-three felony charge for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman. 

According to the probable cause affidavit, the Bloomington Police Department responded Oct. 5 to a report from a woman who said she had been raped Oct. 2.  

A sexual assault exam performed after the alleged rape showed evidence of physical trauma. 

Based upon the statements from the victim and Patrick, as well as the sexual assault exam, a warrant was issued for Patrick’s arrest Oct. 17, and he was arrested Nov. 12.  

During his initial hearing Nov. 14, Patrick pleaded not guilty, according to public records. A no-contact order was issued Nov. 15.  

Patrick’s pretrial conference is set for Jan. 1, 2023.

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