Paramedic accused of rape facing more charges

Edward Blake will be back in court on Nov. 4.

Posted: Oct 4, 2019 5:19 PM

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – The Eugene Springfield Fire paramedic accused of drugging and raping a woman is now facing more charges.

Edward Blake, 43, was initially charged with rape and causing a person to ingest a controlled substance. He now also faces charges of strangulation, unlawful delivery of a controlled substance and sodomy.

RELATED: PARAMEDIC ACCUSED OF RAPE HELD ON $350,000 BAIL

Court documents allege Blake gave the woman fentanyl and midazolam.

He will be back in court on Nov. 4.

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