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Fruitland Man Convicted on Rape and Assault Charges

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SALISBURY, Md. - A Fruitland man was convicted of rape and assault following a three-day trial in Wicomico County. 

The Office of the State's Attorney for Wicomico County says 27-year-old Drew Carter was found guilty on two counts of second degree rape as well as on counts of assault and related charges.

It stems from an incident dating back to June of 2018. According to authorities, Carter sexually and physically assaulted a victim at a home on Hayward Avenue in Fruitland. The victim was seriously injured. Pocomoke City Police arrested Carter on June 20th, 2018, as Carter was leaving the state for Georgia. 

The county state's attorney's office said the judge postponed sentencing until the completion of a pre-sentence investigation. 

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