SYRACUSE - Police say a man admitted to forcing a female friend into a sex act during a date.
According to a news release from Syracuse Police, 36-year-old Tanus Mercer went to a bar in Salt Lake City to pick up a female friend on March 2.
Polce say Mercer later pulled his vehicle to the side of the road at 4000 West and 1650 South in Syracuse and forced the woman to engage in anal sex - and then drove her home.
Days later, police say victim reported the event to officers.
According to police, the victim gave a detailed disclosure of the events of the forcible sodomy.
Police say Mercer was contacted and interviewed by officers, and admitted to investigators that he forced the sexual activity with the victim.
Mercer was arrested for 1st degree Forcible Sodomy and booked into the Davis County Jail on Monday.