UPDATE 10/15/14 @ 9:45 a.m.
ATHENS COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A Michigan man has been indicted in Athens County on several charges for an incident that allegedly happened at Ohio University's Homecoming in 2013.
Dedrick Peterson, 31, of Ann Arbor, was indicted this week on six counts of rape, three counts of sexual battery, and one count of aggravated burglary.
The Athens County Prosecutor's Office says the charges stem from an incident that happened at OU during Homecoming 2013. Both defendant and the victim have connections with the university and were affiliated with the Marching 110.
According to the indictment, the victim's ability to resist or consent was substantially impaired because of a mental or physical condition, or because of advanced age.
Peterson was arrested earlier this month in Michigan and was extradited back to Athens. He is being held in the Southeast Ohio Regional Jail.
Peterson is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Athens County.
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ORIGINAL STORY 10/9/14
ATHENS, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A Michigan man will be brought back to Athens after be charged with a rape that happened on Ohio University's campus last year.
The Athens County Prosecutor's Office says Dedrick Peterson, 31, of Ann Arbor, Michigan, was arrested in Michigan on October 7 on rape and sexual battery.
The arrest stems from an incident that happened during OU's Homecoming last fall.
According to a press release, Prosecutor Blackburn and members of his Sexual Assault Response Team traveled to Ann Arbor to interview Peterson, and after several hours of interviews, a charge and warrant were filed and local law enforcement arrested him.
Peterson is currently being held in the Washtenaw County Jail in Michigan. He will be brought back to Athens County next week.