PRESS RELEASE 1/6/12
Loudon County Sheriff Tim Guider today announced that on Friday, December 16, 2011, Mr. Wojciech Romot, age 41, of 309 McFee Road in Knoxville, was arrested at his business, Euromot Automotive Repair, 321 Leeper Parkway in Lenoir City, for the offense of Aggravated Statutory Rape.
On August 1, 2009, a 16 year old juvenile female stated that on July 31, 2009 she went to Euromot Automotive Repair in Lenoir City after being contacted by the Romot, the business’ owner. She stated that after arriving at the business, Romot sexually assaulted her. The victim’s mother brought the girl to the Loudon County Justice Center and reported the incident to an investigator. The evidence from the juvenile was to the TBI crime lab. A search warrant was then issued for Romot’s DNA sample to be obtained and examined. The DNA profile obtained from Romot matched the DNA profile from the evidence.
On December 16th, 2011 Romot was arrested at Euromot Automotive Repair by the Loudon County Sheriff’s office for the offense of Aggravated Statutory Rape after an indictment was returned by the Grand Jury. Romot was released on posting of a $4000.00 cash bond and is scheduled to appear in Loudon County Criminal Court on February 10, 2012.
Lenoir City business owner charged with aggravated statutory rape
LENOIR CITY (WATE) - A Lenoir City business owner was arrested in December as the suspect in a teen girl's sexual assault, the Loudon County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
Wojciech Romot, 41, of 309 McFee Road in Knoxville, is charged with aggravated statutory rape. He was indicted by a grand jury.
Romot was arrested at his business, Euromot Automotive Repair, 321 Leeper Parkway, on December 16. The alleged victim is a 16-year-old girl.
The girl's mother brought her to the sheriff's office and reported the incident on August 1, 2009.
She told investigators the teen went to Euromot the day before when she was contacted by Romot, who's accused of assaulting her there.
Investigators sent evidence from the teen to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation crime lab. They also got a search warrant for a sample of Romot's DNA. The sheriff's office says the profile matched the evidence.
Romot was released on a $4,000 bond. He's scheduled to be in court on February 10.