MOUNT CARMEL — A Mount Carmel man has been charged with drugging three women he picked up at local bars and having sex with them at his residence without their consent or knowledge.
Barry Thomas Adams, 30, of 111 N. Market St., who was already in county jail on theft-related charges, was arraigned shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday on multiple felony offenses including rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and sexual assault relating to incidents that occurred Feb. 27, Sept. 7 and Nov. 2.
He is accused of raping a 32-year-old female and having sexual contact with two other females after allegedly drugging them with a prescription drug, which made the victims drowsy and dizzy and impaired their balance and cognitive and motor performance.
Adams is charged by Cpl. David Donkochik and Patrolman Justin Stelma with two felony counts of rape and involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, a felony of sexual assault and two misdemeanors of indecent assault in connection with the Feb. 27 incident.

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