George Hiotis

Man Charged In Rape Of Student

by George Hiotis on October 25, 2012 at 6:32 am

Newark Police have made an arrest in connection with the rape of a 15-year-old Newark girl. 

The Licking County Prosecutor’s Office says 23-year-old Zakery Neldon of 122 Moull Street is charged with first degree felony rape. 

Prosecutor Kenneth Oswalt says Neldon was identified by Newark police officers as the person of interest in the October 9th sexual assault of a girl on her way to Newark High School.

Oswalt says Neldon’s case will be presented to the Licking County Grand Jury on November 1st.

He says charges of kidnapping may also be considered in the case.