$5K bail in sexual assault case; Judge issues harassment order against man.

AuthorAllen, Samantha

Byline: Samantha Allen

WORCESTER -- A Department of Transportation toll collector was placed on $5,000 cash bail with GPS monitoring Friday morning on allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in March.

Frantz Le Poitevien, 36, of 230 Lincoln St., Apt. 1, was arraigned earlier this week in Central District Count on charges of rape and assault to rape. Friday morning, his accuser obtained a yearlong harassment order against him before his bail hearing.

Assistant District Attorney Courtney R. Price sought bail of $10,000 cash with GPS monitoring.

The woman who was allegedly assaulted told police she was at Mr. Le Poitevien's Lincoln Street apartment on March 14 after a night of social drinking. She said she didn't know him very well. He reportedly prepared a strong Haitian cocktail for her.

Although she drank very little, she felt sick and dizzy, according to the Worcester District Attorney's Office. Mr. Le Poitevien then allegedly locked the door to...

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