Kidnapping, rape charges filed

By Mary O. Esparza -

On Thursday morning, Polo Carrillo, 34, of Blair was arraigned at the Jackson County Courthouse.

According to the affidavit for arrest filed in the District Court of Jackson County, Carrillo is charged with kidnapping, first degree rape and domestic abuse in the presence of a child.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched at 8:40 p.m. April 22 to the Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus to meet with the victim of a sexual assault, the report said. The victim gave the officer the circumstances involved in the sexual assault and the events surrounding the event. The victim did have an obvious injury to her left eye. It was swollen and bruised.

According to the report, the victim told the police officer that she agreed to give Carrillo a ride to Arapaho. Carrillo and the victim have not been in a relationship for the past two years because he was in prison. After returning to Jackson County from Arapaho, the victim said she gave Carrillo a ride to Altus.

Carrillo allegedly was trying to re-enter a relationship with the victim, the report said. But the victim said she told Carrillo that she and her daughter needed to return to their home in Mangum.

According to the report, Carrillo became angry, took her cellphone and vehicle keys. Carrillo allegedly coerced her into his residence, and once inside, tried to persuade the victim to have intercourse with him, but the victim refused.

Carrillo allegedly struck the victim in the head numerous times and tried to take her clothes off, the report said. Over time he also threatened to whip her daughter with a belt and allegedly threatened to maim the victim.

The victim reported that Carrillo had even showed her some duct tape and said that was for when he killed her, the report said.

Carrillo eventually had the victim go into bedroom area of his residence, where he allegedly raped her. The victim stated that throughout the incident, she told Carrillo to stop and that he was hurting her.

Afterwards, Carrillo allowed the victim to get dressed and go and lay down next to her daughter. The victim eventually persuaded Carrillo to allow her to return home, but that he wanted to go home with them. Carrillo ended up returning the keys to the victim and packed a backpack with his personal belongings. Carrillo opened the gate to the property where he lives and the victim drove through the gate to the property and continued to drive away with her daughter.

Upon arriving in Mangum, she immediately drove to the Mangum Police Department and reported the incident. The police sent the victim to the Jackson County Memorial Hospital. A sexual assault examination was conducted on the victim by the hospital staff. After being examined the victim provided an audio and video recorded interview.

It was confirmed with the Oklahoma Probation and Parole Office that Carrillo was out of prison on parole in connection with four convictions of failure to register as a sex offender for a 2003 second degree rape conviction in Custer County. As a condition of his parole, he signed a waiver of his fourth amendment rights, which means he agreed to allow officers to search his residence at their discretion.

The officers arrived at Carrillo’s residence, found him and placed him under arrest for the charges from Jackson County. Law enforcement agents then searched Carrillo’s residence and found several items of evidence that allegedly supported the information disclosed by the victim. He was then taken to the Jackson County Jail for booking.

At the Thursday arraignment, Special District Judge Brad Leverett set Carrillo’s bond at $500,000 and his next court appearance is 9:30 a.m. May 12 at the Jackson County Courthouse.

By Mary O. Esparza

Reach Mary O. Esparza at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

Reach Mary O. Esparza at 580-482-1221, ext. 2077.

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