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Salem man jailed in drugging and rape

Salem man jailed in drugging and rape

OREM — A Salem man is in jail after police say he drugged and raped a 24-year-old Orem woman.

The two met at a bar in Provo the night of Feb. 10 and went back to her Orem apartment, police said. The man gave her a pill to help her sleep around 3 a.m.

The woman told police she remembered waking up briefly to find the man sexually assaulting her and then blacked out for several hours before waking up undressed.

Detectives later determined the pill was a 300-milligram Seroquel, an anti-psychotic medication for which the man had a prescription.

Jason Christensen, 26, was arrested Wednesday at a Provo motel and booked into jail for investigation of rape. His bail is set at $10,000.

— Paul Koepp