MONONGALIA COUNTY, WV (WDTV) – Authorities have arrested a Lyft driver on charges of sexual assault.
According to a press release from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Ademola Ajibade was hired by a 24-year-old woman in the Morgantown area on September 16, 2017. While the suspect was driving the victim home, he allegedly stopped at a location in Monongalia County and sexually assaulted the victim while she was physically helpless.
Ajibade is charged with 2nd-degree sexual assault. His bond was set at $75,000. As of Thursday morning, the suspect had not yet posted bond, and remained in the North Central Regional Jail.
The Morgantown Police Department and The Monongalia County Sheriffs Department handled the investigation.