Local News

Goldsboro police: Man charged in rape that happened at coffee shop

Posted November 6

John Crawford Kearney, of 900 Community Drive, is charged with second-degree rape, second-degree forcible sex offense and first-degree kidnapping in an incident reported Sept. 21 at JoJo's Bar & Bistro.
Map Marker  Find News Near Me

Map

— A 43-year-old Goldsboro man has been charged with rape in connection with an incident reported in September at a coffee shop, police said.

John Crawford Kearney, of 900 Community Drive, is charged with second-degree rape, second-degree forcible sex offense and first-degree kidnapping in an incident reported Sept. 21 at JoJo's Bar & Bistro.

The incident was reported to police shortly after 5 a.m. on Sept. 21 by a woman who knew Kearney. Following the incident, the woman was taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Kearney was arrested Saturday at his home and was being held in the Wayne County jail on a $300,000 secured bond. His first court appearance is scheduled for Nov. 7.

1 Comment

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • David Turnage Nov 6, 8:17 p.m.
    user avatar

    It's not Jojo's anymore. Do your research.