For Immediate Release March 6, 2017
Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault
March 1, 2017, The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to the
10600 Block of Royal Adrian in Conroe, Texas, in reference to a welfare check.
Upon arrival, Deputies learned that a 44 year old white female had been
sexually assaulted and tortured. Due to the victim’s injuries, she was
transported to Herman Memorial Hospital in The Woodlands, Texas for medical
treatment. During the investigation, Detectives learned that sometime during
the early morning hours of March 1, 2017, the victim’s dogs began
barking. The victim informed Detectives that when she went to investigate
why the dogs were barking, she was struck in the back of the head by an unknown
object, which rendered her unconscious.
When the victim awoke, she found
herself in the garage, bound with extension cords. At that time, the victim
recognized her attacker as Gregory Kocian, who was a family friend.
According to the victim, during the next several hours, Kocian brutally
tortured, beat and sexually assaulted her. The victim advised Detectives
that during the assault she was choked, cut numerous times, stabbed, and
threatened with death for nearly six hours.
During the assault, the victim
claimed she attempted to break free from Kocian, only to receive more abuse and
torture as a result of her failed attempts to get away. A little after 6:00 am on March 1, 2017,
Kocian left the victim’s residence, at which time the victim was able to escape
to a neighbor’s house where she was able to contact the Montgomery County
On March 1, 2017, an arrest
warrant was issued for Kocian for Aggravated Sexual Assault. On March 3,
2017, Montgomery County Sheriff's Office SWAT and the U.S. Marshal’s Office
arrested Kocian in Southwest Houston. Kocian is currently in the Montgomery
County Sheriff’s Office Jail charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault with a
Montgomery County Sheriff's Rand
Henderson extends a debt of gratitude to his office and the U.S. Marshal’s
Service for taking another dangerous offender out of our community.