A Rockville man is behind bars after police said he raped the mother of an 85-year-old friend with dementia in a Montgomery County home.
According to court documents, the woman was visiting Holy Cross Hospital in Germantown for a check-up after the fall when medical staff noticed signs that she might have been sexually assaulted while changing her clothes.
The nurses asked the woman what had happened to her and said, “Someone visited and had sex with her after she told him,“ No. ”Court documents state that the woman did not identify the person by name but told the nurses that“ he was a friend. ”Of her son.
After talking with the woman, medical staff called the police and adult protection services.
During the investigation, the woman told the police, “A man came and kissed” at her home and “That was a really bad time.” Then she told the authorities that he had sex with her without her consent. Court documents say the woman was initially afraid to say the name of the man who raped her.
The woman’s son, who took her to the hospital, is staying with his mother and is solely responsible for her care. He told police that his 62-year-old friend, Michael Yubancks, visited their Germantown home for dinner on March 12.
The woman’s son says he left the house for about 30 minutes to fetch food, leaving his mother and Eubanks alone.
Court documents say the woman’s son and Eubanks had previously fallen out in 2012 or 2013 after Eubanks accepted his wife and mother without their consent. They had reconnected recently prior to this incident.
On March 15, police stopped Eubanks while he was driving in the Maycrest Way area in Germantown and took him to the station for questioning. During this time, police say Eubanks admitted to engaging in sexual activity with the woman and said “he knew it was a mistake”, indicating that he was aware that she was suffering from dementia and was unable to make informed decisions.
Eubanks was caught and moved to the CPU.
He was charged with second-degree rape, ill-treatment of bodily injured adults, and second-degree assault.