Arapaho Man Accused of Breaking Into Home – Assaulting Occupant

July 20, 2021

By News Director Jared Atha

An Arapaho man faces felony charges after allegedly breaking into a home and assaulting a man inside.

According to court records, 37-year-old Rodrigo Jesus Suniga was arrested on July 12 after allegedly breaking and entering into a home located in the 300 block of S. 23rd Street in Clinton. After doing this, the suspect would then allegedly assault a man that was inside the home by striking him in the face with a closed fist multiple times.

Suniga was charged July 13 with one felony count of 1st degree burglary and one count of assault and battery, a misdemeanor.

If convicted – the suspect could face a 20 year prison sentence.

Suniga’s first court appearance is scheduled for July 30.

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