A West Bend man has been charged by the Racine County District Attorney’s Office on Wednesday with sexual assault after the results of a DNA test.
Police received the DNA test results from a November 2015 sexual assault case in September, which linked James A. Orosz Jr., 27, to a woman who made allegations of assault, according to a criminal complaint.
In November of 2015, the woman told police that Orosz, her friend of nine years, had sexually assaulted her the night before. She said they had gone out to a couple of bars in downtown Racine with her cousin and Orosz, who had a lot to drink. She told officers that the end of the night was hazy, as she didn’t remember all the details of getting home.
She woke up at some point in the night to find Orosz assaulting her. She was conscious, but unable to move or talk. Toxicology tests performed on the victim came back positive for Oxycodone, though she denied taking any the night she was attacked, according to the criminal complaint.
Police searched Orosz’s car back in 2015. They found alprazolam, a prescription anti-anxiety medication, and amphetamines in a prescription bottle.
“Orosz acknowledged that if his DNA were found it would mean he had sex with (the woman),” according to the complaint.
The recommended charges on the criminal complaint were first-degree sexual assault and two counts of possession of a controlled substance. However, circuit court records show Orosz being charged with second-degree sexual assault and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
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