A search for a man accused of raping a mentally challenged person ended Tuesday with the arrest of four people in central Pine Bluff.
Rodrick*** Adway, 36, was listed as a wanted person by police on Jan. 9 after the alleged victim said Adway had raped him on Jan. 7 in a house on the west side of the city and that Adway had done the same thing to him in the past, according to a press release from the time.
Meanwhile, PBPD spokesman Office Richard Wegner said the U.S. Marshals Service was looking for Adway on federal parole violation charges. The Marshals conducted a raid early Tuesday afternoon in the 1700 block of Poplar Street, located Adway and when they realized Adway was also wanted on local charges, they contacted the Pine Bluff Police Department.
Adway was booked into the detention center at 3:33 p.m., according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office website. Bond was listed as $50,000.
While at the same house Tuesday, law enforcement also located Phillip Reed Jr., no age available, who Wegner said was also wanted by the Marshals for a parole violation.
Police spokesman Lt. David Price said two women were also arrested on other allegations as a result of the raid.
Carolyn Rucker, 25, was booked into the adult detention center at 2:47 p.m. on hindering apprehension charges, according to the sheriff’s office website.
Sheena Pitts, 26, was booked at 3:14 p.m. with charges listed as third degree battery, aggravated assault and first-degree terroristic threatening, according to the sheriff’s office website.
***This article has beeen updated from its original version because of a spelling error.