Whitfield man accused of sexual assault


WHITFIELD COUNTY, Ga. (WDEF) – The Whitfield Sheriff’s Office received a report of a sexual assault that had occurred yesterday morning.

It happened at a residence on Wooten Drive.

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33 year old Jose Carmelo Mendoza-Gonzalez was accused by an adult female of sexually assaulting her while she was spending the night with family members.

The woman said that while she was at the residence, she woke up to a relative trying to have sexual intercourse with her without her consent.

After an investigation, detectives were able to arrest Gonzalez.

Gonzalez has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Rape, Aggravated Sexual Battery and other charges.