Former prosecutor and ‘The Bachelor’ finalist rapes woman


Gary Zerola 
By: Tanya Malhotra

(Scroll down for video) A former prosecutor and “The Bachelor” finalist was arrested on a charge of rape after allegedly raping a woman, according to police in Massachusetts.

Boston police said that they have arrested 45-year-old Gary Zerola, who works as an attorney, after being accused of sexually assaulting the woman, who was not identified.

Zerola, who was a prosecutor with the with the Suffolk District Attorney’s office, was charged with two counts of rape. He was booked into jail, and his bail has been set at $10,000.

Zerola was ordered to wear a GPS monitoring the device and be under curfew from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. A judge banned him from consuming alcohol, and he must stay away from the victim.

Zerola denied the allegations, calling the accusations a mountain of lies. According to the criminal complaint, Zerola raped the woman on Thursday night.

Zerola was finalist in the first season of “The Bachelor,” which is shown on ABC.