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Florida man accused of entering cab and sexually assaulting sleeping female trucker


The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) arrested a Florida resident who allegedly entered the cab of a semi truck and assaulted a truck driver who was asleep inside.

Twenty-three year old Taylor Copeland was charged with sexual battery and burglary with battery, according to OCSO.

Police say that early on the morning of May 21, a female truck driver and a man were sleeping inside a truck on Okaloosa Island, Florida.

The truck driver told police she awoke to find Copeland sexually battering her.

The man inside the truck was also awakened and began striking Copeland in an attempt to defend the woman.

Copeland was booked into the Okaloosa County Jail in Crestview and held on a $200,000 bond.


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