A Sandy man was arrested Sunday after he entered a home, sexually assaulted a woman, and held her against her will
*** PRESS RELEASE June 1, 2020 ***
May 31, 2020 - At about 3:45 PM Deputies with the Utah County Sheriff's Office in Eagle Mountain were dispatched to a report from a woman who said a neighbor came to her door and told her she had been assaulted. When Deputies arrived the victim told them Marc Jon Schacht, 46, of Sandy, with whom she had recently been in a relationship, had broken into her home earlier that day. She reported that Schacht would not let her leave her home when she tried, and that he sexually assaulted her. She told Deputies Schacht also choked her until she was unconscious. At length the woman was able to escape from Schacht and seek help from a neighbor. As she was being treated by Unified Fire Paramedics, Deputies located Schacht a short distance away and took him into custody without incident. Schacht was booked into the Utah County Jail on the following charges: Aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping, first degree felonies; burglary of a dwelling, second degree felony; and aggravated assault, third degree felony. The victim in this case sustained injuries consistent with the charges. Schacht's bail as been set at $50,000.00.
For questions contact Sergeant Spencer Cannon, Public Information Officer, Utah County Sheriff's Office
(801)404-1912 - Cell
(801)851-4333 - Office
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