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Fulton man arrested on assault, drug charges

Fulton man arrested on assault, drug charges

March 28th, 2012 in News

A report of a sexual assault led to arrest of two Fulton men on assorted charges Tuesday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Fulton Police Department, officers spoke with a woman who claimed to be the victim of a sexual assault.

"The victim stated she was forced to perform sexual acts at the residence of Henry L. Sumling (61)," the press release states. "She went on to say she witnessed drug sales at that residence."

Lt. Andre Cook, head of detectives with the FPD, said the victim and Sumling "were new acquaintances." He said the victim was not underage.

A search warrant was served at Sumling's residence, where one pound of marijuana - some of it individually packaged for sale - and a handgun were recovered.

Sumling was arrested and taken to the Callaway County Jail on $100,000 cash-only bond pending formal charges of forcible sodomy and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Webb A. Sobolick, 20, also was arrested and taken to the Callaway County Jail on $4,500 bond pending formal charges for possession of a controlled substance.