Goldsboro man arrested for rape of juvenile

James Arthur Davis (Goldsboro Police Department photo)

GOLDSBORO, Wayne County - Goldsboro Police arrested a man and charged him with two counts of statutory sex offenses with a child.

James Arthur Davis Jr., 46, of 129 Fallin Blvd. Apt. B2 in Goldsboro was arrested Wednesday morning and was charged with two counts of statutory sex offense with a child less than 15 years old. Davis was jailed in lieu of a $200,000 secured bond.

Police said the arrest stems from a complaint filed by a juvenile victim. On July 26, the victim reported being sexually assaulted multiple times over a two-year period. Davis was identified as the suspect.

Davis' first court appearance in Wayne County District Court is Friday.

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