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Crimetracker: Suspect accused of breaking into homes, sexual assault

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A man is in jail accused of breaking into two homes and sexually assaulting at least one woman.

Police arrested Ivan Arenas, 31, and charged him with sexual battery after a woman claimed she woke up and found him inside her house, touching her.

The same night, the woman's neighbor says she awoke to find Arenas in her room, on top of her.

In addition to the sexual battery charge, Arenas is charged with two counts of burglary.

He's in jail on a $25,000 bond.


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