Qld nurse accused of raping more than 20 women

A Brisbane nurse has been charged with more than 135 offences, including 46 counts of rape against almost two dozen women.

The 30-year-old man was initially arrested at his Brisbane City home in August, after police executed a search warrant at the property while investigating the alleged sexual assault of a woman in her early 20s.

Several mobile phones were seized from the home as well as video recording equipment, which revealed footage of other alleged sexual offences.


It prompted police to commence Operation Sierra Overland, with detectives launching a public appeal for information.

As a result, a further 31 sexual assault victims were identified, with police alleging the assaults took place in Bethania, Springwood and Brisbane CBD between 2016 and 2020.

Detective Inspector Glen Farmer of the City Valley Crime Group said the man allegedly used social media dating sites to “deceptively target” his victims.

“It’s also alleged he subsequently administered substances and filmed himself engaged in non-consensual sexual acts with his victims,” he said.

“Detectives are continuing work to identify a number of women who they believe may also be victims of this man’s alleged predatory behaviour.

“We are encouraging any woman who believes they may have experienced a similar pattern of behaviour to come forward.”

The man has since been charged with more than 135 offences, including 46 counts of rape against 21 women.

He has also been charged with 38 counts of observations or recordings in breach of privacy, 14 counts of stupefying in order to commit an offence and seven counts of unlawful possession of restricted drugs.

The man is also facing additional charges relating to computer hacking, distributing intimate images, impersonation and stalking.

He was remanded in custody following his first court appearance in August and is due to reappear in Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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