Cayuga County law enforcement was stretched thin on Sunday. In addition to the nearly 10 hour standoff on Orchard St., Auburn Police were called to the Holiday Inn for a report of the sexual assault of a 20-year old woman.
APD Detective Chris Coopper tells Finger Lakes News Radio the suspect was arrested for first degree rape after he was questioned and witnesses were interviewed.
27-year old Joseph McGrew Jr. of Utica is being held in the Cayuga County Jail. The victim was treated at Auburn Community Hospital.