Man arrested in rape


WALLA WALLA -- Bail has been set at $75,000 for a man who allegedly raped a female acquaintance at a local residence Wednesday.

Donald R. Lackey, 44, was arrested about 9:30 p.m. after police were notified. He was booked into the County Jail on investigation of second-degree rape.

The woman told officials that at about 6 p.m., Lackey pulled the back of her hair, dragged her into a bedroom, pushed her face down onto the bed and raped her, according to a police report.

After he left, she was taken to Walla Walla General Hospital, where medical personnel saw evidence of sexual assault, the police report says.

Lackey was located downtown. In an interview with police, he reportedly claimed he and the victim had engaged in consensual sex.


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