Midland Man Acquitted of Burglary and Attempted Rape Charges

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - After a year long investigation, a Midland man has been acquitted of burglary and attempted rape charges.

Eric Pena was found not guilty.

The case dates back to august of last year, when officers were called out to a Midland home.

A woman claimed Pena showed up to borrow cash and alleges he followed her inside uninvited and tried to rape her.

He was charged with attempted rape and with the burglary of a habitation.

Pena was found not guilty on June 30th.