Twenty-one year old José Luis Rodriguez was arrested on January 1st after his ex-girlfriend reported to police that he had threatened her with a gun, accusing her of having a new boyfriend. The victim pleaded with Rodriguez to put the gun down. When he did however, he allegedly grabbed a knife and attempted to remove a tattoo the victim had on her arm. He then took her to the hospital for treatment, only to sexually assault her upon returning to his apartment. Rodriguez faces charges of aggravated assault with deadly weapon, aggravated assault and sexual assault.
His bond is pending further investigation.