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$1 Million Bond Set in Raleigh Rape Case

Posted July 9, 2007

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— A Raleigh man charged with kidnapping and raping a woman is being held on a $1 million bond in the Wake County Jail.

Norman Dunston, 37, is charged with kidnapping and first-degree rape. Police said he forced a woman into a car by threatening her with a screwdriver, then drove her to another location and sexually assaulted her.


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  • gfwot Jul 9, 2007

    Where in Raleigh?

  • fyiarp Jul 9, 2007

    I can't believe you people are making jokes about this. Hope it never happens to you and people make jokes about it on a public forum at your expense.

    I wish it would be as big a news story when these people are released from jail. Maybe then there would be more outrage about how many actually are released. This isn't something that happens by accident. Everyone knows most will try to do it again. They should serve life sentences, or be castrated, or both.

  • mrtwinturbo Jul 9, 2007

    Maybe he thought she had a screw loose?

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  • the alliance Jul 9, 2007

    This is amazing, but hardly enjoyable with threats, tools, and force.

  • angora Jul 9, 2007

    Good golly -- what a record this guy has. Looks like he's been trying real hard to become a permanent ward of the state, and now he has probably succeeded. Why do we taxpayers have to pay for these creeps to live in air conditioning with a gym, library, and access to a free education?

  • SpunkyGrits The One and Only Jul 9, 2007

    Personal opinion: men who are convicted (by DNA evidence so no one can protest that evidence is circumstantial) should made to lose their "family jewels" AND be in a jail cell with a convicted murderer who still has his and is serving a life sentece without chance of parole or "sexual relations".

  • Adelinthe Jul 9, 2007

    Praying this guy never gets out.

    Praying for God to comfort the victim, and her loved ones.

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • isabella731 Jul 9, 2007

    I don't think it'd be so humerous, lemmeaxesumpin, if it happened to you or someone you love. At least have a little respect for the victim.

  • Rabid_Wolf_2 Jul 9, 2007

    And here we go . . . .