Facing Rape Charges, Man Flees To Iceland - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Facing Rape Charges, Man Flees To Iceland

Published January 4, 2019

Andie Fontaine
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A man from Columbia, Missouri has fled to Iceland in order to avoid facing multiple charges of sex crimes back home, the Columbia Daily Tribune reports.

While it was first reported last August that he was wanted for setting up a hidden camera in the bathroom of a public library, it has now come to light Robinson faces a host of other charges as well.

These charges were added last October, after several issued search warrants uncovered evidence of further offences.

“A computer analysis was conducted of the computer evidence located during the execution of the search warrants, which revealed several disturbing images of sexual assault, forcible rape, sodomy and invasion of privacy by Robinson, including but not limited to, the repeated and forcible rape of (victim) after he had drugged her,” an affidavit by an FBI agent revealed.

Robinson has likely moved on from Iceland by now, but people are still advised to keep their eyes open. If he is still in Iceland, he could not have picked a worse country to hide in. Half the population lives in the greater Reykjavík area, and Iceland does have an existing extradition treaty with the United States for a slew of possible crimes, rape amongst them.

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