Carteret County Man Charged With Rape

A Carteret County man is in jail charged with second degree rape.

Justin Daugherty was extradited back to Carteret County after police arrested him October 9th in Hoover, Alabama. Warrants had been out for him since May when authorities say the alleged rape happened in Cape Carteret with an acquaintance.

Daugherty is charged with second degree rape and second degree sex offense. He's in jail under no bond. His first court appearance is on Monday.