On Wednesday, December 11, 2018, at approximately, 12:30 a.m., the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office received a sexual assault complaint that allegedly occurred at the Boyne Highlands Resort, Pleasantview Township, according to Sheriff Pete Wallin. The investigation alleges that the Criminal Sexual Assault took place at the Bartley House, which is on the property of the Boyne Highlands Resort. Boyne Highlands Security personnel were made aware of the assault and they reported it to the Sheriff’s Office.
On Wednesday, December 12, 2018, the Emmet County Prosecutor’s Office issued a nine count Felony Warrant for the alleged assault, for the arrest of Caesar Joel Bonds-Carrera, age 24, Orlando, FL. The charges include five counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct-First Degree, one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct – Second Degree, one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct – Assault With Intent to Commit Sexual Penetration, and two counts of Assault With Intent To Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder Or By Strangulation.
Bonds-Carrera was arrested on December 12, 2018 and arraigned in 90th District Court. He remains lodged in the Emmet County Jail. Bond has been set at $2,000,000.00.