Orange County

Police: Man accused of breaking into Orlando home, raping woman arrested

ORLANDO, Fla. — A man accused of breaking into an Orlando home and raping a woman in her bedroom in June was arrested on Friday, police said.

Officers said Karland Gillens, 46, broke into the home in the Carver Shores neighborhood on June 4. The woman told police he told her he had a gun.


Police said they arrested Gillens on Friday. He was booked into Orange County Corrections and charged with armed sexual battery, false imprisonment with a weapon, and armed burglary.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.