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DA declines to file charges against SMC rape suspect

By scarney
Thursday, March 12th, 2009 at 12:44 pm in Crime, Moraga, Schools.

Police will continue to investigate the case, in which a Saint Mary’s student claims another student raped her on campus in January, after the district attorney declined to file charges.

The alleged rapist, 20 year-old Blake Johnson, posted $100,000 bail following his arrest on Friday. He will not return to custody unless law enforcement can strengthen the case against him.

The alleged rape victim reported that Johnson raped her on January 24 in a housing unit on the Moraga campus.

Saint Mary’s College offers a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Sexual Assault Crisis Response Team to help with any services. All communications are confidential. The¬†Sexual Assault Crisis Response Team can be reached by calling¬†925-878-9207.

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