Nash County man arrested in rape of woman
Posted February 8
Updated February 9
Bailey, N.C. — A Nash County man was arrested after police said he broke into the home of a woman and raped her Saturday night.
Authorities said that Omar Montoya, 31, broke into a home on Sage Medows Road in Bailey around 10 p.m. Saturday and assaulted and raped a woman in her 60s.
The woman said that she felt threated by Montoya following the attack and feared he was lingering near her home and would attempt to kill her if she called for help, police said. Authorities said she called police the following morning.
Police said that the victim’s neighbors reported seeing Montoya roaming around the neighborhood late at night, consuming alcohol and driving with children in his car.
Montoya was charged with first-degree rape, first-degree sexual offenses, first-degree burglary and first-degree forcible entry.