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Chelsea man arrested in Vestavia apartment complex rape

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Romel Mayorga. Source: Vestavia Hills Police Romel Mayorga. Source: Vestavia Hills Police
JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

A Chelsea man has been arrested by Vestavia Police on rape and burglary charges.

The incident allegedly happened on May 3 in an apartment unit at the Crowne Apartments at Overton in Cahaba Heights.

Police say 35-year-old Romel Mayorga is charged with first degree rape and second degree burglary. Mayorga was booked into the Jefferson County Jail  on Saturday, May 10. His bond totals $90,000.

"VHPD commends our department's investigators for their tireless efforts in this case and also
wish to extend our gratitude to the Hoover Police Department for their assistance," Vestavia Police Chief Dan Rary said in a release about Mayorga's arrest.

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