UPDATE: Bond set for man charged for knowingly transferring HIV/AIDS virus in Williston

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WILLISTON, N.D. - UPDATE: 1/12 Bond has been set for a man accused of knowingly transferring the HIV/AIDS virus in Williston.

Angel Rodriguez is held on $500,000 bond.

Police say he had consensual, unprotected sex with a woman last year while knowing he had the HIV/AIDS virus. The woman later tested positive for the disease.

Rodriguez will be in court in March.



ORIGINAL STORY: 1/11 A man has been arrested and charged in Williston for knowingly transferring the HIV/AIDS virus.

The Williston Police Department says 41-year-old Angel Rodriguez had consensual, unprotected sex with a woman last year.

The woman later tested positive for the HIV/AIDS virus. Before the relationship between the victim and Rodriguez began, Rodriguez had admitted to Williston Correctional Facility staff that he was infected with the virus.

The Williston Police Department believes there may be more than one victim in this case, but only one has been linked so far.

Due to the sensitive nature of the ongoing investigation, the Williston Police Department does not want to cause widespread panic, however they are encouraging any possible victims to contact the department.

Rodriguez is being held at the Williams County Correctional Center and will have a bond hearing Thursday.