Danbury Police charged Juan Tenesaca, 30, of East Liberty Street, with sexual assault in a spousal relationship on a Superior Court warrant. Police said Tenesaca forced his spouse to give him oral sex after striking her. Tenesaca was held on a $50,000 bond for a court appearance Thursday.
Danbury police defined this crime using the following information from Connecticut criminal statutes. Sec. 53a-70b. Sexual assault in spousal or cohabiting relationship: Class B felony. (a) For the purposes of this section:
(2) "Use of force" means: (A) Use of a dangerous instrument; or (B) use of actual physical force or violence or superior physical strength against the victim.
(b) No spouse or cohabitor shall compel the other spouse or cohabitor to engage in sexual intercourse by the use of force against such other spouse or cohabitor, or by the threat of the use of force against such other spouse or cohabitor which reasonably causes such other spouse or cohabitor to fear physical injury. (c) Any person who violates any provision of this section shall be guilty of a class B felony.