Bell County man charged with rape by KSP, linked to second case by Sheriff’s Department
HULEN, Ky. (WYMT) - Troopers with Kentucky State Police say an arrest has been made in relation to what officers said is a possible rape case from 2017.
On September 21, 2017, KSP received a call from Pineville Hospital about a 30-year-old woman who believed she had been assaulted while asleep.
DNA evidence linked 44-year-old Jeff Stevens, who the victim had previously accused of the assault, to the case.
Stevens was arrested on November 9 and sent to the Bell County Detention Center, he is charged with first-degree rape.
The case remains under investigation by KSP.
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department has also charged Stevens in a separate case.
They say that on October 24 he aided 39-year-old Opal L. Hubbard in another rape case. They have charged Hubbard with first-degree rape.
Both are being held on $250,000 cash bonds.
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