Trotwood man held on kidnapping, rape charges

Published: Monday, November 03, 2014 @ 9:33 AM
Updated: Monday, November 03, 2014 @ 9:33 AM


            Brian Clay Hawkins who is accused of rape and kidnapping, along with compelling prostitution denied the charges before Miami County Municipal Court Judge Elizabeth Gutmann.
Brian Clay Hawkins who is accused of rape and kidnapping, along with compelling prostitution denied the charges before Miami County Municipal Court Judge Elizabeth Gutmann.

A man charged with kidnapping, rape and compelling prostitution denied the charges in Miami Municipal Court this morning.

Brian Clay Hawkins, 43, of Trotwood, was arrested Friday morning at a rest area near Piqua by an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper, WHIO’s Steve Baker reports.

The alleged victim was a female passenger in Hawkins’ vehicle at the rest area, according to court proceedings.

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Hawkins entered pleas of not guilty and the judge set bond at $60,000 cash.

He remains an inmate at the Miami County Jail.

The Piqua Post of the highway patrol is the investigating agency.