18-year-old man arrested for statutory rape of a child 15-years-old or younger

Onslow Co. Sheriff’s Office released today that On February 5, 2019 Onslow County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a statutory sex offense that had occurred in January of this year.

The victim’s mother reported her minor child had been sexually assaulted by an 18-year-old. Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit investigated the allegation and identified the suspect. Both the victim and suspect were known to each other prior to the incident.

On May 14, 2019, a warrant was obtained for Bryce Dawson English of Snow Goose Lane in Sneads Ferry. English turned himself in later that day and was taken before a magistrate and charged with Statutory Rape of a Child 15 Years or Younger.

English was committed to the Onslow County Detention Center under a $10,000 secured bond.

Anyone with information about this incident may contact Onslow County Sheriff’s Office at 910-455-3113, Detective Sgt. Albano at 910-989-4073, or Crime Stoppers at 910-938-3273. Please refer to case 2019001866 when calling.

Crime Stoppers offers cash reward of up to $2,500 for information that is deemed of value or assistance to law enforcement. Information can also be anonymously texted via Text-A-Tip by typing TIP4CSJAX and your message to 274637 (CRIMES). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous and never have to reveal their identity.

MISSING: Cleveland Co. 14-year-old Taylor Owens may be in the company of a man wanted for statutory rape

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a Taylor Owens. Taylor is 14-years-old with long brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a grey tank top, light blue jeans, and gray vans shoes. She was seen running and getting into a Dark PT Cruiser on 04-07-19 at around 6:30 pm on McBrayer Springs Road in Shelby.

The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in locating a Taylor Owens. Taylor is 14-years-old with long brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a grey tank top, light blue jeans, and gray vans shoes. She was seen running and getting into a Dark PT Cruiser on 04-07-19 at around 6:30 pm on McBrayer Springs Road in Shelby.

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Taylor is possibly in the company of a Garland Rayshon Davenport, 20-years-old whose picture is below. There are outstanding warrants for arrest for Mr. Davenport for Statutory Rape.

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If anyone sees either Miss Owens or Mr. Taylor they are asked to call 911 or 704-484-4822