Third person charged in Dudley home invasion, sex assault
Posted March 25, 2013
Dudley, N.C. — Wayne County deputies said Monday that they have arrested a third person in connection with a recent home invasion in Dudley in which a woman was sexually assaulted.
Montrel Keith Crawford, 16, of 1213 Franklin St. in Goldsboro, was charged Friday with first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping, two counts of second-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape and larceny of a firearm. He was being held in the Wayne County jail under an $800,000 bond.
Four or five men men forced their way into a home on Genoa Road on March 8, and one of the men forced a 21-year-old woman in the home into a bedroom, where she was sexually assaulted, authorities said.
Meanwhile, the other intruders went through the home, forcing another woman and a child to sit in the living room while they stole several items, including a gun, authorities said.
The women didn't know their attackers, authorities said.
Tavares Monderio Allen, 21, of 1802 John Court in Goldsboro, and Jay Mark Jackson Jr., 20, of 908A Hugh St. in Goldsboro, were arrested earlier on the same charges. Both men remain in the Wayne County jail under $1.2 million bonds.
was arrested Thursday evening and charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree kidnapping, two counts of second-degree kidnapping, first-degree rape and larceny of a firearm.
The case remains under investigation.