Two arrested in Dudley home invasion, sex assault
Posted March 15, 2013
Dudley, N.C. — Wayne County deputies have arrested two men in connection with a home invasion in Dudley last week in which a woman was sexually assaulted, authorities said Friday.
Four or five men men forced their way into a home on Genoa Road at about 11 p.m. 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, 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.
Jay Mark Jackson Jr., 20, of 908A Hugh St. in Goldsboro, was arrested early Friday on the same charges.
Both men were being held in the Wayne County jail under $1.2 million bonds.
The case remains under investigation, and more arrests are possible, authorities said.