ABERDEEN, Miss. (WTVA) - Monroe County sheriff’s investigators charged an Aberdeen man with sexual battery.
Monroe County deputies arrested Lester Gilleylen, 48, on Friday, April 2.
Deputies responded on March 29 to a home in Gattman where they spoke with a woman who claimed she had been sexually assaulted by force.
Investigators were able to obtain a warrant for Gilleylen’s arrest.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Gilleylen allegedly wielded a hatchet or an ax and threatened to use the weapon during the incident.
Gilleylen received a $50,000 bond.