Spence had been an Uber driver for six months and has prior drug-related convictions. Hayes said Spence rented a room and carried the unconscious woman, who was intoxicated, inside before sexually assaulting her.
Investigators released images of Spence and his vehicle, a 2015 silver four-door Nissan Sentra with license plate number 7XUX293.
Hayes said the victim awoke to find herself in a unusual motel and remembered falling asleep in the back of the Uber auto.
Due to the brazen nature of the alleged assault, cops suspect that there may be other victims, and are appealing to the public for any information.
Spence was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping to commit sexual assault.
According to police, the woman was on FaceTime with a friend when she noticed Ricci was driving the wrong way down a dead-end street.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police have arrested an Uber driver they say sexually assaulted a female passenger after she fell asleep during a ride in Los Angeles. Uber, Hayes said, has been cooperating with the police investigation and has suspended Spence from the service.
Last year, a West Hollywood woman sued Uber Technologies, alleging that the ride-hailing company's negligence led to her being raped by an Uber driver.
During the trip the driver allegedly stopped the vehicle and indecently assaulted the woman.
The incident allegedly occurred July 21, 2014, when the plaintiff took an Uber to her boyfriend's home after a night out. Uber says it conducts background screening checks on its drivers and rules out any applicants who have had felony convictions in the past seven years.
That's when the woman smacked his arm away, got out of the auto and ran.
The Qatari emir extended his congratulations on Eid al-Fitr, and said, " Qatar has open arms for interaction and cooperation". UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday there would be a "parting of ways" with Qatar if it failed to meet the demands.
The post of coach fell vacant earlier this month after Anil Kumble resigned from the post citing differences with Kohli. The candidate list thus stands as - Virender Sehwag , Tom Moody , Dodda Ganesh, Lalchand Rajput and Richard Pybus.
But Baldwin, who has said the role is "not a lot of fun" to take on, persisted and won the adoration of fans across the country. That's what happens when you've become a caricature of yourself and are perceived as a worldwide joke.
The moderate Republican opposition to the bill in its current form came as at least five conservative Republican lawmakers - Sens. Moderate Republican Susan Collins of ME said she would vote "no" on the motion to proceed with the bill.
It's even better news for Huddersfield - also tasting the Prem for the first time - who crack the top ten. Chelsea will want to secure the Premier League once again before the final two games of the season.
In May, Cosby said that he hoped to get back to performing comedy and motivational speaking after the criminal trial ends. In the meantime, Agrusa said the defense team is busy "preparing for Round Two". "I will repeat.
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Louisiana's Office of State Parks says high water or damage from Tropical Storm Cindy has closed six parks in southern Louisiana. Meanwhile, flash flood watches and warnings remain in effect across areas of the Southeast as Cindy trudges northeastward .
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners
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Mobile first in United States to operate LTE-U network
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Home Prices Mount at Slower Pace
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Germany: don't expect Turkish bodyguards at G-20
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Amazon buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
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British Parliament Hit by Cyberattack, Affecting Emails
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