Brookhaven police arrested a professional soccer player on charges he raped a
woman while in town for a North American Soccer League game.
Bryan Joshua Arguez, 24, is being held in the DeKalb County Jail on one count of rape.
was in town with the Carolina RailHawks for a game against the Atlanta
Silverbacks. He and several teammates were staying at a friend’s home
in Brookhaven on Aug. 11 when the attack
investigation determined Arguez had gone out to a Brookhaven club
with a teammate, the teammate’s girlfriend and a friend of the
girlfriend. They then returned to a residence in Brookhaven
for the evening.
was supposed to be sleeping on a couch downstairs when he entered the
second floor room of another woman and raped her, police said. The victim told
Brookhaven investigators that she was asleep and
awoke in the early morning hours of Aug. 11 to find Arguez on top of
victim called 911. Brookhaven police arrested Arguez at the scene of
the attack without incident and transported him to
On Wednesday, a DeKalb judge granted Arguez a $75,000 bond. As of Thursday afternoon, he remained in jail.
Arguez, of Miami, most recently played for the RailHawks.
This reported was prepared by the city and edited for publication.