Rape Suspect Held On $500,000 Bond

A suspect has been charged with the weekend sexual assault of a female acquaintance.  Abel Alvarenga Munguia, 47, of the 2100 block of Highway 231, Wendell was arrested Sunday by the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim, in her 20’s, reported to authorities she was sexually assaulted by Munguia.  He was charged with second degree forcible rape and held on a $500,000 bond.