A Mariposa man who allegedly forcibly raped an adult female victim was arrested last week by Mariposa County Sheriff’s Deputies and booked on $500,000 bail.
Jerry Cox, 46, allegedly raped the unidentified victim Nov. 13, at a ranch located on C Y A road in the Mt. Bullion area of Mariposa County before he was arrested that evening.
The victim told authorities she met Cox online, on an agricultural dating website. She said Cox also assaulted her and held her against her will at his home.
Cox was arrested and booked on four felony charges, inluding rape by force or fear, felony false imprisonment, felony kidnapping, and felony criminal threats.
Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office