Man allegedly assaults RPD officer during sexual assault arrest

Sexual assault suspect racks up other charges after refusing to let go of an officer's leg.

Posted: Jan 1, 2020 9:03 PM
Updated: Jan 2, 2020 6:19 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - A victim claiming sexual assault early on New Years Day rushed to a neighbor's apartment for help.

It happened at the Heritage Manor Apartments, located in the 2400 block of 18 1/2 Avenue NW in Rochester.

21-year-old Jaeden Sokoloski is being accused of it as well as assaulting a police officer during his arrest and ended up getting tazed after refusing to let go of the officer's leg.

Sokoloski is now in custody, facing charges of criminal sexual contact, assault on a peace officer and obstructing the legal process.

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