Traffic Stop Leads To Rape Suspect

A driver pulled over in Washington, Beaufort County for a registration violation turned out to be wanted on statutory rape and second degree kidnapping of a juvenile.

Washington police say they stopped the vehicle driven by 33 year-old Jeral Thomas Ore Jr. of VOA road early Sunday morning.

Police determined he was driving with a revoked license and later determined he was wanted in Durham County on the sex charges.

He's in the Beaufort County Jail under $75,000 bond.


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  • by Annette Location: Greenville on Jul 8, 2009 at 01:08 AM
    That's awesome! He needs to stay in prison for a lifetime!
  • by T Location: Washington/raleigh on Jul 7, 2009 at 09:03 PM
    Great Job Washington Police..Washington is where I was born and raise..I got alot of family there..I'm so happy they caught this rapist..His driving like he didn't do nothing..Like he wasn't warranted..People think just bc Washington is a small town that our police not on stop of their game..Prove to them that thats not true.Somebody at that police force needs a medal..You got my vote bc if he did it once.he will do it again and again..
  • by sunshine Location: washington on Jul 7, 2009 at 03:23 PM
    Maybe washington police can teach greenville police a thing or two
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Jul 7, 2009 at 11:13 AM
    Yes Chris, a lot of people think it's aggravating, including myself, but everybody should also realize that the officer has to do all this, and they should realize it's for the purpose of public safety. Way to go Washington Police! Keep this raper behind bars and away from children.
  • by John Location: Richlands on Jul 7, 2009 at 08:02 AM
    No matter what state the law is in they should all be able to speak with each other more so than what they can do. A person that has done something in one state and with in hours can be more than just a few states away. So by them having better communication with each other more thugs will be off the street's. I know of one person who just because of tickets spent 180 days in prison just because he did not pay one. They caught up to him when he was riding with another person and done a check. Just think how many crimes could be cleaned up with a simple stop. Good job for the law keep it up.
  • by betty Location: cortland on Jul 7, 2009 at 05:57 AM
    Great job. One less thug on the streets. Again, great job done in getting him off the streets. Thank you.
  • by mandy on Jul 7, 2009 at 05:27 AM
    oh don't you know he did'nt mean to do it.
  • by Citizen Location: NC on Jul 7, 2009 at 04:25 AM
    Maybe Rufus Huggins will call a meeting for this fine young man and explain how he is just a victim and it's not his fault!
  • by Chris Location: Greenville on Jul 7, 2009 at 03:37 AM
    Maybe some more people should read this story.. This is the reason when you are stopped for a simple traffic law violation that you have to produce drivers license, etc.. I know no one likes to be stopped by the police, and think that laws like seatbelts, registration, etc are all "BS". One less bad guy on the streets for now, good work guys!
  • by Ozone Location: Belhaven on Jul 6, 2009 at 08:26 PM
    Great Job Guys!!!
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