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Jonathan Hall: Convicted of Sexual Assault, Claims He Wanted to Rape Arresting Officer

As YouTube celeb Antoine Dodson might say, "Hide yo kids. Hide yo wife, 'cause they be rapin' everybody up in here." In the case of Jonathan Hall, the 23-year-old Missouri City man sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 69-year-old man, he was definitely going to try.

Hall pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated sexual assault and one count of burglary of a habitation with the intent to commit sexual assault.

According to reports, in November of 2008, the elderly gentleman went out to get his morning newspaper when Hall approached him, assaulted him and told him he was going to rape and kill him. After dragging the man into the garage and sexually assaulting him, Hall told them man he was going to also rape his wife.

The man yelled loudly enough so his wife could hear him and saw Hall approaching naked. She ran out the back of the house screaming and called 911 from a neighbor's house.

But, the story gets even more interesting from there.

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The victim gave a description of Hall and one of the deputies recognized him and knew where he lived. While speaking with Hall's parents at his house, Hall leapt out and attacked the deputies.

He attempted to grab a gun away from one of the officers, but was restrained. He later told officials he planned to rape the deputy. He also told officials that he will rape more people. Apparently, rape is just his thing.

Hall was found competent to stand trial, although doctors testified that Hall suffers from mental illness and could be helped by medication. Hall was diagnosed with bipolar and schizoaffective disorder in 2008 and spent time in state mental facilities before his family removed him. His mother claimed he had no mental problems and Hall refuses to take medication for his illness.

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