(Stearns County, MN)--Authorities in Stearns County say a former Albany man has pleaded guilty to raping a woman while she was under the influence of sleeping pills.

According to the report, Chad Repp, 40, of Melrose has pleaded guilty to 3rd-degree criminal sexual conduct with a helpless victim. Authorities say the rape took place at the woman's home on January 2021.

Court records show the woman underwent a sexual assault examination the following day. She told investigators that she took sleeping pills the night before and woke up to find Repp sexually assaulting her.

Repp will reportedly be sentenced on January 30th.