Purdue police arrest man after rape reported on campus
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.– Purdue police arrested a man in connection with a rape reported Sunday afternoon on campus.
The incident was reported on Feb. 12 at First Street Towers, located near 1st Street and MacArthur Drive.
Donald G. Ward, 19, a sophomore in the College of Engineering of Madison, Indiana, was arrested and taken to Tippecanoe County Jail on a preliminary charge of rape, a level 3 felony punishable by 3-16 years in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000.
Ward and victim were acquaintances, according to Purdue police.