Weather Forecast


Reliance man accused of inappropriately touching sleeping woman

RELIANCE — A 28-year-old Reliance man was arrested for allegedly inappropriately touching a sleeping woman.

According to court documents, on Feb. 5, Christopher Taylor had entered a woman's home and touched her inappropriately while she was sleeping. The alleged act woke the woman up, according to court documents, and Taylor did not have permission to be in the home.

Taylor allegedly told police he did enter the home but had not touched the victim.

He was arrested and charged with sexual contact with someone incapable of giving consent and surreptitiously remaining in a building, both Class 1 misdemeanors, punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine for each charge.