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Goldsboro man charged with kidnapping, rape after hotel assault

Posted November 21, 2012

— Goldsboro police on Tuesday charged a 23-year-old man in connection with a sexual assault that happened Saturday morning at the Best Value Inn. 

Sean Edward Best, of 557 Dollard Town Road, is charged with second-degree kidnapping, first-degree forcible rape and first-degree forcible sex offense. 

According to investigators, Best forced a woman into a room at the hotel early Saturday morning and assaulted her. Police said Best and the woman knew each other prior to the incident, but didn't release the nature of the relationship. 

Best was arrested Tuesday and placed in the Wayne County jail under a $500,000 secured bond.


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  • WolfPackChaser Nov 21, 2012

    Many people are no longer grounded by anything, whether it be religion, morals, or just plain self respect. Many will not agree, but without some type of "foundation" to build on, we flounder and never find our way forward.

  • Mustange Nov 21, 2012

    Its sad days sad days !!People have turned against each other. And for what ?