by Aaron Gibson, May 23, 2016
Brown County Sheriff’s Office detectives investigating a suspected rape arrested a Hillsboro man on Saturday, May 21.
Newman Paul Powih, age 33, is facing a preliminary charge of first-degree felony rape in the incident.
The victim was allegedly sexually assaulted by Powih near Mt. Orab in Pike Township on Saturday, according to court records.
Powih was arraigned Monday morning in Brown County Municipal Court. The next court date has been set for May 31.
Bond was set at $100,000 cash, surety or property.
—Brown County Crime Reporter, May 23, 2016 10:19 PM EST
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