Press Release

To: All News Agencies

From: Det. Tom Crabtree

Date: 10-04-07


A Paducah man is in jail tonight on rape charges after an investigation into a sexual assault last night in the Hendron Lone Oak area. Steven M.Baker was arrested this afternoon on a warrant for 1st Degree Rape. Victim stated she has been a friend of the suspect for years. Suspect was at victim’s residence when rape occurred. Victim states suspect held her down and forced her to have sexual intercourse. Suspect then left the residence and was later located by deputies at a residence on Schneidman Road. Suspect was taken to the Sheriff’s Department and interviewed then released pending investigation. Victim was transported to Lourdes Hospital for treatment.


Charged Rape 1st

Steven M Baker

D.O.B. 10-21-76

4022 Schneidman Road.

Paducah Ky 42003