Transient man faces charges of rape kidnapping more

first_imgUPDATE: The prosecution determined there was insufficient evidence to proceed to trial; therefore, the charges against Mr. Angell were dismissed without prejudice Oct. 5, 2017. It’s possible they could be re-filed at a later date.__________________________________________________________________________________A transient appeared in court Friday to face charges from an incident last year in which he allegedly abducted a woman in Portland, brought her to Vancouver and repeatedly raped her.Kelly Brian Angell, 57, faces charges of first-degree rape and first-degree kidnapping with sexual motivation stemming from an incident police began investigating in February 2016. Angell, who was located by police on Thursday, was additionally arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and being a fugitive from justice.On Feb. 13, 2016, a woman reported to Portland police that she was fleeing from several subjects she believed were robbing her when she was picked up by a man in a van whose name was “Kelly,” according to a probable cause affidavit filed in Clark County Superior Court.The man, whom police later identified as Angell, drove the woman into Washington and offered her a drink, the affidavit states.After taking a drink, the woman blacked out and woke up to Angell choking her and sexually assaulting her, according to the court document.last_img read more