Convict Used to Beat Up Rapists, Now Charged with Rape and False Imprisonment
BROOKSVILLE – A Brooksville man is behind bars, charged with raping and holding a woman against her will, during an incident at his home earlier this month.
According to officials, on the evening of Thursday, May 5th, 57-year-old Michael James Krapf had dinner with a female companion (the victim) and then returned to his home at 5025 Orlando Ave.
The victim entered the home on her own accord but when she tried to leave Krapf grabbed her by the arm and blocked the door. He then pulled the victim to a bedroom and forced her onto the bed. That’s when, according officials, Krapf proceed to have sexual intercourse two separate times against the will of the victim. Once the attacks were over, the victim was allowed to leave the residence.
On May 18th, Krapf agreed to speak to Detectives regarding the alleged incident. During the interview, Krapf admitted to forcing himself on the victim and not allowing her to leave. Krapf told detectives that he would beat up inmates convicted of raping women when he spent time in prison before.
Krapf has an extremely violent criminal past and spent nearly 15-year behind bars on charges ranging from Aggravated Battery with a Weapon, Armed Burglary, and Aggravated Assault.
At the conclusion of the interview, Krapf was taken into custody and charged with Forcible Sexual Battery and False Imprisonment. Bond is set at $150,000, however, due to violating his current parole, Krapf is held without bond.
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