Clayton Man Arrested On Sex Offense Charges

A Clayton man was arrested Thursday afternoon on sex offense charges involving a minor.  Zake Allen O’Toole, 42, of Woods Manor Lane was accompanied by his attorney when he turned himself in at the Johnston County Courthouse.

According to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office, they received a report on October 21, 2020 against O’Toole.  Authorities allege O’Toole sexually assaulted a teenage victim. The sexual assault reportedly occurred three years ago.

O’Toole was charged with nine counts of statutory rape/sex offense and five counts of taking indecent liberties with a child.  He was held on a $1 million bond at the Johnston County Jail.