Man Arrested For Rape & Kidnapping

An arrest has been made after deputies say they got word that a woman was being held against her will in a motel room.

It happened Sunday night around 10:00 p.m. at the Trent Motel in Pollocksville.

Jones County deputies have charged Demetrus Cobb with rape, crimes against nature, kidnapping, aggravated assault by strangulation and simple assault on a female.

Cobb was placed in jail on a $100,000 secured bond.


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  • by Anonymous on Jul 29, 2009 at 06:11 AM
    Get ready, Williamston residents, taxes will go up to pay for extra cops. It is sad, those that commit the crimes live in housing developments where rent is minimal, yet they cause mayheim that gives us who work everyday higher bills to pay. What a shame. It's common sense people, the state of our country is an in your face example of how...when the govt. spends money on welfare, housing crime prevention etc. etc. and those who pay taxes are making no more money or lose their jobs...more money is spent than what is in the bank....DEBT!
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