Suspect Identified In Lanett Sexual Assault



On Friday, the Lanett Police Department issued a follow-up press release to a February press release regarding an assault on two females.


"On February 2, 2022, Lanett Police Department issued a press release regarding two females who stated that they were in the 1100 block of North 12th Avenue when an unknown black male wearing a white and black pull-over, grey joggers, approximately 5’8” and thin build approached the vehicle and produced a firearm.


The victims stated that the male robbed both of them and sexually assaulted one of them. During the course of the events, the male also made them drive him to several different locations.

On March 25th a suspect was identified using forensic evidence. Warrants were obtained for Jaquavious Boyd, 24, of Lanett, AL.", said Lanett Police.

Charges on those warrants included: Sodomy 1st Degree (Felony) Rape 1st Degree (Felony) Robbery 1st Degree (Felony) Sexual Abuse 1st Degree X2 counts (Misdemeanors) Kidnapping 2nd Degree X2 counts (Felonies) Theft of Property 3rd Degree (Felony) Theft of Property 4th Degree (Misdemeanor) Possession of a Firearm by a Felon (Misdemeanor)

The U.S. Marshals were asked for their assistance in locating Boyd. On April 6th Boyd was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Service in Coweta County Georgia on the above-mentioned charges. Boyd was extradited to Alabama on April 7th and is currently incarcerated at the Chambers County Alabama Jail.

The Lanett Police Department would like to express their thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service, Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Coweta County Sheriff’s Department, and Chambers County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in this case.

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