An image from a Metro bus camera of Jeremy D. Ondracek, who raped a disabled woman he met at a bus stop in Crown Hill.
Man charged with Crown Hill rape has history
The man who committed the rape of a disabled woman in Crown Hill last month is not unfamiliar with the law.
Jeremy D. Ondracek has a long history of crimes, including assault, burglary, domestic violence, theft, alcohol and drug offenses, obstructing a police officer, driving offenses and juvenile offenses.
But perhaps most telling is that in April of 2012, he was charged for a different rape. In that incident, he asked a 16-year-old if she wanted to to smoke marijuana. He then took her into an alley, threw her on the ground and proceeded to rape her in different locations for several hours.
In the most recent case, which took place on July 28, he raped a woman who is diagnosed with epilepsy and Turner Syndrome.
According to charging documents, Ondracek and the victim met the day of the incident, shortly after noon, at the bus stop on 15th Ave NW and NW 85th St. He had attempted to befriend the four-foot-seven, 100-pound woman, but when he asked if he could join her in getting something to eat. She said "No."
The victim got on the 40 bus around 12:30 p.m. and Ondracek got on after her. She then got off and went to have lunch with her friend at Patty's Egg Nest on Holman Rd. He got off the same stop and waited in the parking lot, recorded by cameras from the nearby KeyBank.
When the victim got on the bus to go back home, Ondracek followed. The victim didn't know he was following her until she was at her front door, about to open the door to her house. That's when he dragged her behind some bushes and choked and forcibly raped her, despite her cries for him to stop.
After his image was distributed by police, Ondracek was booked into King County Jail on a warrant. Seattle detectives interviewed him and he admitted to raping the woman.
"I picked the wrong person, I guess, again. ... I'm telling ya, it would be easier to just go buy prostitutes," he said at one point.
Jailed without bail, Ondracek faces a potential 25-year mandatory minimum if convicted as charged.
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