Cottonwood Police Arrest Sexual Assault Suspect
Cottonwood police arrested a man who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman. Police officials say the assault took place in late March. The suspect, 42-year-old Justin Piper, went to the home of a woman he knew through a mutual friend. Piper entered the home uninvited, forced the woman to the floor, and assaulted her. Police tracked down Piper a few days ago and arrested him. He was charged with sexual abuse, kidnapping, and assault, and booked into the Yavapai County Jail. Piper’s bond was set at $50,000. He has since been released.