On Saturday, March 13, 2021, at approximately 2:21 am, Officers were called to a motel in the 1100 block of E Sheldon Street to report a sexual assault that had just occurred. A 45-year-old female victim reported being physically assaulted, held against her will, and sexually assaulted by a male suspect who was still in a motel room at that location.
Officers then located 30-year-old Michael T. Butler of Houston, Texas in one of the rooms of the motel. The suspect was contacted on-site and detained. He was transported to the Prescott Police Department and interviewed by Detectives. He was subsequently arrested and booked into the Yavapai County Jail Prescott for the charges of Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping, and Sexual Assault.