Lyft driver accused of raping woman on ride home - CBS46 News

Lyft driver accused of raping woman on ride home

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A Cobb County Lyft driver was arrested after he allegedly raped a passenger. A Cobb County Lyft driver was arrested after he allegedly raped a passenger.
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A man accused of raping a woman after she got into his car on a Lyft ride faces felony rape charges.

Jerome Booze of Decatur, GA. was arrested and charged with felony rape after police said he sexually assaulted a Cobb County woman while giving her a ride home.

Police said the woman used the Lyft service to get a ride home from a bar in Atlanta to her home in Vinings when the incident took place.

CBS46 is working to uncover more details and will keep you informed as we learn more.

According to Lyft's website, they do full background checks on drivers, eliminating anyone with a felony, violent or sex crimes.

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