The Summit County Attorney’s Office on Tuesday billed Joseph Wrona with a person rely of very first-diploma felony rape relating to an alleged incident that occurred in March.

According to the submitting, Wrona entered a condominium exactly where the lady lived and yelled at her about getting gone out with good friends for St. Patrick’s Day.

In accordance to the expenses, he later on advised the girl he was providing her another probability, but initial he desired to humiliate her. He then allegedly raped her.

Greg Skordas, Wrona’s protection legal professional, denied the allegations. He mentioned he and his consumer have been cooperating with law enforcement organizations in Summit County for months about this incident, and were being shocked and unhappy the Attorney’s Office environment filed expenses.

“There was no rape, there was no sexual assault in any way,” Skordas explained. “We supplied info that we thought supported that. Seemingly, the information we offered was not satisfactory. He’s offered to do just about anything else they would request him to do to exhibit his innocence. And so I you should not know what else we could have completed. But they brought the costs and now it gets for a judge or jury to decide.”

According to court documents, Wrona has been certified to exercise legislation in Utah for much more than 20 years. He has represented Key Road businessman Ken Abdalla, Olympic champion Picabo Road and argued several moments in entrance of the Summit County and Park Metropolis councils.

Wrona is also a previous chairman of the board of trustees of KPCW’s mother or father corporation.

Wrona was not arrested and continues to be cost-free following surrendering his passport. Skordas stated the simple fact that Wrona returned from latest international outings exhibits he has no intention of fleeing.

“We just want our day in court docket so that he can address the fees head on,” Skordas explained.

In accordance to the filing, DNA evidence gathered from the woman is regular with Wrona’s DNA profile. Skordas stated there could be an clarification for that, but did not elaborate.

1st degree felonies have a prospective penalty of five decades to everyday living in jail.