ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A 33-year-old man is accused of raping and robbing a 27-year-old woman after the two left a St. Paul gas station on Wednesday, according to charges filed in Ramsey County District Court on Friday.

Demetrius Jermaine Miller was charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct and first-degree aggravated robbery.  Miller is currently being held in the Ramsey County Jail on a $150,000 bond, with his first court appearance scheduled for Monday.

According to a criminal complaint, Miller started talking with the woman at a gas station near Hamline and University Avenues on Wednesday night. As she was leaving, the man asked her for a cigarette.

The woman told police that Miller proceeded to drag her into an alley, punched her in the face, removed her shorts and underwear and sexually assaulted her. He also stole her cell phone and Ipod, the woman told police.

Miller was arrested Thursday at a St. Paul apartment. He told police in a statement that she raped him, but that he did rob her, according to the complaint.

The case remains under investigation. If he’s convicted, Miller faces a maximum penalty of 50 years in prison and/or $75,000 in fines.

Comments (8)
  1. Mike says:

    I don’t think that story is going to work out for his defense team.
    Have fun in prison for the next 50 years, loser.

  2. Lee says:

    Remember this guy’s name, because we’ll be reading about him beating, robbing and raping more people in about 5 years.

  3. Mike says:

    What a piece of cowardly trash. Pathetic representation of the human race.

  4. Alasdair Ward says:

    Hang him high!!!

  5. Hugh Jorgan says:

    Well ol’ Demetrius Jermaine, I predict that Big Bubba is gonna’ have a piece of yur a$$ in about 90 days, for about the next 25 years – heh.

  6. Victim Du Jour says:

    It’s not hard to prove the Minnesota Court system is ignoring the equal protection clause and handing out punishment for sex crimes based on race, sexuality and gender.

  7. mpls sux says:

    I hope he needs a re-tread in his rear soon…

  8. Larry says:

    i know his g-friend n he alrady had her believing he’s inocent.. sad. hope he gets 50

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