Arrest made in a Sexual Assault

Press Release

06/07/17

 

Madison Bridges, Public Information Specialist

Statesboro Police Department

25 West Grady Street

Statesboro, Georgia 30458

 

The Statesboro Police Department is conducting an investigation into a reported Sexual Assault that occurred on June 2, 2017 on West Inman Street in Statesboro.

On June 2, 2017 at approximately 10:56 pm, Officers with the Statesboro Police Department responded to West Inman Street in reference to a reported Sexual Assault. Upon arrival the Officers met with the victim and determined that the suspect fled the scene prior to officer arrival. The victim advised the officer that the suspect was known to her and that they met through an on-line dating site. A Detective responded to the scene and took over the investigation. The victim was transported to the Teal House for a sexual assault examination.

The investigation resulted in an arrest warrant being issued for Jarvis Dontez Walker, 31 years of age, of Millen, Georgia for the offense of Rape. A look-out was issued for Walker and he was entered into GCIC and NCIC as a wanted person.

On June 5, 2017 Walker was arrested on the warrant in Jenkins County . Walker was later picked up from the Jenkins County Jail and transported to the Bulloch County Jail for processing.

Walker is currently being held in the Bulloch County Jail, pending further court action.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

 

 

Media inquiries for this incident should be directed to:

Madison Bridges, Public Information Specialist

madison.bridges@statesboroga.gov

912-764-9911

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