Franklinton man charged with raping girl
Raleigh police arrested a Franklinton man Wednesday and charged him with having sex with a 14-year-old girl, according to an arrest warrant.Posted — Updated
Demario Laquonne Alston, 20, of 207 Hawkins St., Apt. 7B, was charged with statutory rape. He was being held in the Wake County jail under a $1 million bond.
The warrant states that Alston and the girl had sex on March 17.
Alston was serving a 24-month probation sentence stemming from convictions for misdemeanor assault inflicting serious bodily injury and felony attempted possession of a firearm by a felon, according to state Department of Correction records. He had a previous conviction for dealing drugs.
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