The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

April 20, 2013

Rainelle Police arrest suspect for alleged stalking assault victim

By Carra Higgins
Register-Herald Reporter

RAINELLE — Rainelle Police have taken into custody a man who had previously been released on bond after accused of sexual assault of a minor.

In addition to his prior sexual assault charge, Mark Wayne Rhodes, 40, is now being charged with stalking the minor who he is accused of assaulting, Rainelle Police Chief J.P. Stevens said.

Rhodes had previously been advised several times to stay away from the minor who he allegedly assaulted.

Stevens said he will request that Rhodes be denied bond.