John Hopkins, Who Allegedly Held A Woman As A Sex Slave, Due In Brooklyn Court

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – John Hopkins, the man accused of luring a woman to New York City via Craigslist and holding her as a captive sex slave, is expected to appear in a Brooklyn court Friday.

Hopkins, 45, faces rape, assault and unlawful imprisonment charges. He’s being held on $350,000 bail.

A 27-year-old Wisconsin woman claims that Hopkins offered her free room and board in his East Williamsburg apartment on Humboldt street provided she was willing to cook and clean. She claims Hopkins paid for her plane ticket to New York. When she arrived in the city, the woman alleges Hopkins demanded he call him “master” and told her she was his slave.

Over the next eight days, the woman claims she was handcuffed to a radiator, raped repeatedly, beaten, bound and gagged.

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Oddly, she told police she was allowed out of the apartment once, but returned.

The woman eventually contacted her mother in Wisconsin, who called 911.

It’s not yet known why the woman didn’t call 911 herself.

When police arrived at the apartment, they reportedly found rope, whip and a ball-gag near the woman, who was curled up in the fetal position on the bed.

Neighbors told 1010 WINS reporter Carol D’Auria Hopkins was “weird,” given to “mumbling things,” and “snotty.”

What do you think of the allegations? Sound off about the case in the comments below.

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  1. Alan Foos says:

    Lost, embarrassed, trapped. How does one admit to it, who will listen? Remember the poor guy screaming down the street naked, told the cops he was being murdered, then Dahmer convinced them it was only a lover’s quarrel, took him back home, slew, cooked and ate him. I’ll tell you this, lady, cast yourself on the Lord Jesus, he really does love you, he really is real, and he will hear your cries. Guaranteed.

  2. roger that says:

    The woman probably had a bunch of issues on her plate if she was dealing with this guy…
    Hopkins is a total creep- trust me.
    Rot for what you’ve done Johnny boy…you’ll always be remembered as a pathetic wimp of a human being…you suck!

  3. JERRY PRICE says:

    I NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHY A WOMAN GOES BACK TO AN INDIVIDUAL THAT IS ABUSIVE, UNTIL MY SISTER WAS IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP. SO FELLAS, TRY TO BE UNDERSTANDING AND SUPPORTIVE WHEN DEALING WITH A WOMAN THAT HAS EXPERIENCED ABUSE.

  4. chula says:

    She was abused – No matter how vuerable a person is -or stupid, idiot like most of you perfer to say – imprisioned – tortured -rapped no one should be treated like that – she was let out and returned but I bet he was right next to her and she was scared as hell – Now he should get done to him what he did to her. In Jail

    1. BigEZ says:

      We heard you the first time!
      But yes I do agree with you.

  5. chula says:

    She was abused – No matter how vuerable a person is -or stupid, idiot like most of you perfer to say – imprisioned – tortured -rapped no one should be treated like that – she was let out but and returned I bet he was right next to her and she was scared as hell – Now he should get done to him what he did to her. By Mr big in jail.

  6. Cheeses K. Reist says:

    How can someone be so effing naive at 27 years old?! She’s lucky to be alive.

    1. BigEZ says:

      You know nothing about the women so how can you call someone naive when you have just made comment which is as equally naive!

      1. Cheeses K. Reist doesn't luv u says:

        Blomi, @sswipe.

  7. DanTe says:

    Oh, how I truly wish it was me who was handcuffed to a radiator, bound and gagged. That would be my fantasy come to life.

  8. Mr. Armenia says:

    The victim is at fault here responding to the cragslist ad

    1. BigEZ says:

      Look mr Albania – no one deserves that sort of treatment, especially if it wasn’t in the advertisement! Get a grip!

      1. Mr. Armenia says:

        only an idiot responds to a free rent craigs list ad

      2. BigEZ says:

        She may have learning difficulties?

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