Santa Barbara man charged with raping 3 unconscious women

SANTA BARBARA, Calif.

The Santa Barbara News-Press says 30-year-old /*Jerry Providence Bonhomme*/ was arrested on July 3 and is charged with rape by use of drugs, assault and other sex, drug and burglary counts.

He remains jailed pending a July 19 court appearance.

Investigators say two victims came forward after publicity about Bonhomme's initial arrest for the February rape of a woman who met him at a bar and went home with him.

Another woman says she was raped by Bonhomme in December and a third says he raped her in 2009. All of them say they woke up with Bonhomme sexually assaulting them.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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