'Eligible' bachelor jailed on rape charge
Oct 23,2007 00:00 by UPI
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- A Boston lawyer who was once listed among the most eligible bachelors in the United States was arrested on rape charges in Miami Beach.

Gary Zerola was charged with sexual battery after he allegedly drugged and assaulted a young women he met in a bar, the Miami Herald reported Tuesday.

The newspaper said Zerola was once a member of People magazine’s most eligible bachelor list and had tried out for the ABC television series “The Bachelor.” Zerola also had two similar scrapes with the law in Massachusetts in 2006.

Police said Zerola was arrested last Friday after a Florida International University student called police from a hotel and said he had forced her to take some unknown pills.

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