Newly released affidavit sheds light on arrest of Hays rape suspect

HAYS, Kan. (KWCH) Thursday February 14, 2019

Tre Miekale Carrasco

An arrest affidavit released Thursday reveals new details about the arrest of a man wanted in connection with a rape in Hays.

Police arrested 23-year-old Tre Carrasco this week in Aurora, Colorado after they say he committed a series of crimes in the area.

According to the affidavit, it started last Thursday when Aurora police say Carrasco approached a woman as she left the gym.

As she got in the car, he caught the door and told her to scoot over. When said "please let me out" police say he told her "scoot over or i'll kill you".

Once he was in the car, police say she was able to get out of the passenger side door despite him trying to grab her. She believed he wanted not only the car but to take her with him.

On Monday, officers spotted the car but he fled when officers tried to make a traffic stop. The next day, the Aurora swat team found the car again and made a high risk stop.

Investigators say Carrasco was driving and another man was in the passenger seat.

Aurora police say they had been contacted by the Hays Police Department earlier in the month about Carrasco possibly in the area.
UPDATE (2/12/19): The Hays Police Department says it's canceling the Attempt to Locate for 23-year-old Tre Miekale .

Carrasco was arrested in Aurora, Colorado.

He's been charged with two counts of rape and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The Ellis County Attorney says he attacked a 19-year-old victim did not know.

UPDATE (2/11/19): Hays police say they're still looking for a man who allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman he did not know.

Police say they are working with other law enforcement agencies to locate 23-year-old Tre Miekale Carrasco. He also has a warrant out for his arrest.

Carrasco's last known whereabouts were in the Denver, Colorado area.

Anyone who may have seen him or knows where he is should call the Hays Police Department at (785) 625-1011.

UPDATE (2/4/19): Police in Hays say they are no longer looking for the vehicle described below. However, they are still looking for Tre Carrasco.

The Ellis County attorney says Carrasco is charged with two counts of rape and two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. The county attorney says the 19-year-old victim did not know Carrasco.

The county attorney says Carrasco was arrested in 2011 when he was 16-years-old. In that case, he was convicted of multiple charges including aggravated sexual battery and causing great bodily harm with a weapon for attacking a woman from behind while jogging early in the morning.

If you have any information about where he is, you're asked to contact the police.

Police are searching for a man suspected of rape.

Tre Carrasco, 23, was released from jail Friday after serving a sentence for aggravated sexual battery. Just two days later, police in Hays say he sexually assaulted a woman in a neighborhood near Fort Hays State University.

Around 5:40 Sunday morning, a woman reported being sexually assaulted in the 400 block of west 7th street in Hays. Police say the suspect, Tre Carrasco, stole a navy blue Chevy Malibu and left.

A little after 10 a.m., Carrasco was seen at a gas station in Colby, this time in a silver pick-up. He got into the passenger side of the truck and left.

Police say they are looking for Carrasco. They also want to speak with the driver, not only to help locate Carrasco but also to make sure the driver is safe.

Around the same time, he was found in Colby, police found the Chevy Malibu near milepost 66 on I-70.

Court records show a lengthy criminal history for Carrasco. In 2011, when he was 16, he was convicted of multiple charges including aggravated sexual battery and causing great bodily harm with a weapon.

During his time in prison, he was cited more than a dozen times for disobeying orders, having dangerous contraband and intoxication.

He also absconded in October 2018. He returned to jail for a few months and was released in Ellis County on February 1st.

Carrasco is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911.

The Hays Police Department is looking for a man accused of an aggravated rape near Fort Hays State University.

Police say around 5:40 a.m. on Sunday, a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a home in the 400 block of west 7th Street (near 8th and Main).

The suspect, Tre Carrasco, 23, was seen getting into a silver pickup truck around 10:08 a.m. at a Colby gas station. The pickup truck left the truck stop heading south towards Interstate 70.

Investigators say Carrasco is a light-skinned black male, that is 5'8" tall, weighs 173 pounds and has brown eyes and black curly hair. He may have facial hair and is believed to be wearing a hoody that says “HUSTLE” on the front of it.

He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on this case or the location of Carrasco should call Hays Police at 785-625-1011.