Bond was denied Thursday for a 53-year-old Macon man accused of raping a woman at the Baconsfield Business Center in April 2012.
Brian Keith Jump, of Turner Wood Road, was arrested Aug. 16, 2013, and appeared Thursday in Bibb County Superior Court requesting a bond.
His lawyer, Geoff Bard, said Jump adamantly denies these charges and maintains his innocence.
Bard said witnesses are willing to write statements about Jumps character, that he would never, ever do this.
Jump allegedly took a then-18-year-old Warner Robins woman to his office, located in the business center at 750 Baconsfield Drive, about 12:30 a.m. While there, he forced her to have sex and then took her back to his home, according to an arrest warrant.
The woman reported the incident, and evidence was collected for a sexual assault kit. Tests failed to show the presence of male DNA, but the absence of male DNA doesnt necessarily mean the sex didnt happen, prosecutor Jimmy Daniels said during Thursdays hearing.
Authorities have sent the womans clothing to the GBI for DNA testing, but results have not yet been returned, he said.
In his argument opposing bond, Daniels said, we are very concerned about what happened in this case and also the defendants criminal history.
Jump has pleaded guilty in the past to making false statements, theft and making a false report of a crime. He also has been charged twice with violating his probation, Daniels said.
We have concerns about reoffending and concerns about the defendant and his influencing witnesses, he said.
Information from Telegraph archives was used in this report. To contact writer Amy Leigh Womack, call 744-4398.