No-contest plea in concert rape |

No-contest plea in concert rape

Dallas Myers

A Nevada County man has pleaded no contest to a felony charge he raped a woman in his truck in a parking lot outside a Brad Paisley concert.

Dallas Joshua James Myers, 28, had attended the concert at the Toyota Amphitheater near Wheatland on June 12.

Myers was with the female victim, and reportedly had been seeing her on and off for several months after they met on social media.

The woman became extremely drunk to the point of vomiting, and then fell asleep in his vehicle.

Myers put sun shades up in the windows to conceal the interior of the vehicle and then removed the woman’s pants and had sex with her while she was passed out.

Myers was charged with the rape of a drugged victim; he initially pleaded not guilty and sent letters to the court denying the sex was not consensual.

After Myers changed his plea, he was ordered to be on electronic monitoring and return to Yuba County Superior Court on Aug. 31, when he will be sentenced to three or eight years in prison, depending on whether he complies with orders of the court.

He was ordered, in part, to have no direct or indirect contact with the victim.

Myers was arrested in Nevada County a little more than a year ago for a similar allegation, but never faced prosecution.

In that incident in March 2014, the alleged victim was with friends at Myers’ residence when he reportedly began complimenting her on her looks and propositioned her, then grabbed her and sexually assaulted her.

Investigators subsequently arrested Myers on suspicion of forcible sexual penetration, but the District Attorney’s office opted against filing charges.

The Marysville Appeal-Democrat staff contributed to this report.

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