Harrington Man Arrested for Rape - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Harrington Man Arrested for Rape

Posted:
Jerome L. Hall Jerome L. Hall

HARRINGTON, Del.- Delaware State Police have arrested a Harrington man accused of raping a 22-year-old woman at gunpoint. 

Jerome L. Hall, 53, is charged with first-degree rape, aggravated menacing, first-degree unlawful imprisonment and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Hall's arrest stemmed from an investigation that got under way shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Police said troopers were dispatched to a home on the 2200 block of Vernon Road, west of Harrington, after a 9-1-1 call was received about a woman who had been raped. 

Troopers said that when they arrived on the home, they contacted the 22-year-old victim who claimed Hall had held a gun to her and forced her to perform sexual acts with him.  The victim was able to free herself after a struggle with Hall and flee to a home next door and report the incident, police said. She was transported by EMS to Milford Memorial Hospital where she police said she was given a medical examination. 

Police said search warrant was obtained at the house and troopers and detectives were able to located a black BB gun, drug paraphernalia and a used condom.
 
Hall was taken into custody on the aforementioned charges and ordered held on $15,500 secured bond.

 

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Ocean City Prepares For "College Beach Weekend"

    Ocean City Prepares For "College Beach Weekend"

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:15:39 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:15:39 GMT
    Ocean City Prepares For "College Beach Weekend"Ocean City Prepares For "College Beach Weekend"
    The town of Ocean City prepares for "College Beach Weekend". The three day event starts today and according to the events organizer, the town is expected to see an influx of about 40,000 college students.More
    The town of Ocean City prepares for "College Beach Weekend". The three day event starts today and according to the events organizer, the town is expected to see an influx of about 40,000 college students.More
  • UPDATED: Lewes Man Arrested for Kidnapping and Assault

    Lewes Man Wanted for Alleged Assault, Kidnapping

    07/19/2017 17:17:00 -04:002017-07-19 21:17:00 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:05:03 GMT
    Delaware State Police are searching for Michael H. Debarr of Lewes.Delaware State Police are searching for Michael H. Debarr of Lewes.
    UPDATED: Delaware State Police found and arrested the Lewes man wanted for kidnapping and assault from earlier this week on Thursday.More
    UPDATED: Delaware State Police found and arrested the Lewes man wanted for kidnapping and assault from earlier this week on Thursday.More
  • People of Cambridge Remember H. Rap Brown

    People of Cambridge Remember H. Rap Brown

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:39 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:39:06 GMT
    "The streets are yours. Take 'em." Those were the words that came from H. Rap Brown - a 1960s civil rights activist.More
    "The streets are yours. Take 'em." Those were the words that came from H. Rap Brown - a 1960s civil rights activist.More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices