Rape Suspect Held Under $1 Million Bond

A 23 year-old Cleveland community resident was arrested Tuesday afternoon on a half dozen felony charges stemming from an investigation into the alleged sexual assault of a 13 year-old girl.

The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) arrested Jacob Alan Parton, 23, of Colson Drive on two counts of statutory sex offense with a child, two counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and two counts of statutory rape of a child.

The incident was first reported to the JCSO on November 30th, according to Detective Lt. Don Pate.

No additional details were released.  Parton was booked into the Johnston County Jail under a $1 million bond.

  • R W

    Finally a million dollar bond for such a horrible crime, instead of a low one. There shouldn’t even be a bond for such a crime against a child. If proven guilty, he should never be released.