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Alleged rapist arrested

By John Joyce
Published in News on May 29, 2014 1:46 PM

A man police say raped a 27-year-old woman in the 600 block of West Grantham Street in the early morning hours Wednesday is in custody today under a $510,000 secured bond.

Jacquarious Sequan Howell, 22, 607 W. Grantham, is charged with first-degree forcible rape, attempted first-degree sex offense and common law robbery.

He is currently being held in the Wayne County Jail awaiting a first appearance in Wayne County Court later today.

The incident is alleged to have occurred at approximately 4:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim, who was not identified due to the nature of the crime, told investigators Howell sexually assaulted her and stole her cell phone.