PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit detectives arrested a Port Charlotte man for Sexual Assault on a 17-year-old girl. Leonard Allan Standley, 35, of 330 Duxbury Avenue, was arrested for the Aug. 10 incident.
Detectives learned there was a party at Standley’s home involving several people who had all been drinking. The victim said she drank too much and was told to go lay down in Standley’s bed. She said she passed out and when she woke up, she was naked from the waist down. She said Standley took her pants off and had sexual intercourse with her. Standley told detectives it was consensual.
Detectives obtained a statement from a witness at the home who said the victim told her Standley had sexual intercourse with her while she passed out in his bed. Based on statements from the victim, a witness and Standley, there was probable cause that he did engage in sexual activity with the 17-year-old girl. He was arrested and taken to the Charlotte County Jail where he remains on $15,000 bond. At the jail it was learned that Standley had an active warrant from April 19 for Failure to Appear on a charge of Failing to Maintain Vehicle Insurance.