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Man charged with rape

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By Patrick Yost

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A Madiison man was arrested Monday and charged with rape.

According to Morgan County Sheriff’s Office reports, Johnathan Lee Brown, 28, was arrested without incident at his workplace at Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road.

According to Lt. Brandon Sellers, Investigations Division, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, the incident has been turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) for investigation.

Reports state that a 33-year-old woman alleged that on Sunday, April 14 Brown, who was known to the complainant, contacted her and offered to buy gas for her vehicle since she had been giving him a ride to work. 

The woman alleged that after Brown placed gas in her car she drove him back to the Hampton Inn and then to his Turner Road residence.

The woman alleged that while at the residence Brown attacked her in the vehicle while she was dropping him off. She told police that he had made advances twice toward her and she had rejected his advances. 

After the approximately 10 p.m. attack, the complainant alleged that Brown told her “don’t say anything to anybody.”

The woman contacted the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and was transported to Morgan Medical Center where hospital workers completed a sexual assault collection kit. 

The woman’s vehicle was transported to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office for examination for evidence.

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