MPD: Rape suspect arrested


Mobile Police say Jawaun Tremane Jones was arrested Saturday night.

Police investigators said on Friday, Jones was wanted on a burglary and sexual assault investigation that took place on Oak Drive in Mobile around 6:15 a.m..

Police said Jones was arrested at a local business Saturday. Mobile Metro Jail records indicate Jones was booked shortly before 10 p.m. that night.

Jones was arrested on several charges of rape, robbery and burglary.

Investigators said on July 18, a woman told them she was asleep when Jones, armed with a gun, entered her residence through an unlocked window and demanded her money.

Mobile Police say the woman was then sexually assaulted.

A vehicle, say police, was taken along with items belonging to two other people at the house.

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