ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On Nov. 24, 3:00 a.m., officers responded to a 9-1-1 call for help and discovered an adult female domestic violence victim assaulted by Fernando Esteves, 28, of Annapolis.

Esteves physically attacked the victim and raped her. Officers arrested Esteves and he was initially charged with first and second degree assault and reckless endangerment. Esteves was held at the Jennifer Road Detention without bond.

Detectives continued their investigation and additional charges were sought against Esteves. Esteves has been further charged with first and second degree rape and reckless endangerment.

He is still being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.