WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) – Whiteville Police arrested a man on rape charges early Saturday morning in connection with an incident that happened Friday evening.
According to officials, Jose Reyes Bolanos, also known as Jose Demeza, was arrested Saturday morning on a second degree rape charge.
The victim reported the rape Friday evening, just before 10 p.m. at a residence on Smith Street. Bolanos was located shortly before 1 a.m. at another location in Whiteville.
Investigators discovered that Bolanos had outstanding warrants under his alias for failure to appear.
Bolanos is currently being held in the Columbus County Detention Center under no bond.
The victim was taken to Columbus Regional Medical Center, where their condition is not known.