First Alleged Victim Takes the Stand in Anthony Rollins Trial
According to the State, there are at least five more women with similar stories of what prosecutors call Rollins' predatory abuse of power.
Today opening statements were heard in the criminal trial of former Anchorage Police Officer Anthony Rollins. He is being accused of sexually assaulting at least five women.
On April 16, 2009, shortly after midnight, police arrested a 23-year-old woman for drunken driving. What happened after that is the beginning of
After that night, the 23-year-old DUI suspect went to STAR, Standing Together Against Rape, where she said
"He said now that we're off the record--I want to ask you about your tongue ring," the alleged victim testified, whose identity KTVA
Then she explained what happened in a different room moments later. "That's when he stepped toward me and put his hands down my pants and said, 'Well it feels like you're excited.'"
She says the assault did not stop there. "Then he grabbed me by the hair and pulled my head down on him, and put it in my mouth, and I bit down. I wasn't trying to hurt him, just wanted him to leave me alone. Just to tell him it wasn't OK"
Asst. District Attorney Brittany Dunlop then asked how Rollins responded.
The defense however, says Rollins is not a serial rapist who abused his police power. They paint a picture of a man who engaged in consensual sex with women who flirted with a man in uniform.