SAVANNAH, GA (January 25, 2017): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have arrested two men, charging them in separate sexual assault cases involving teenage girls.
Tuesday, Jan. 24, Metro officers quickly apprehended and arrested Rashaun Newton, 34, in the woods on the 4300 block of Ogeechee Road, charging him with sexual battery. At about 10:30 p.m. the incident was reported to police. Officers responded to the 1300 block of Chatham Parkway, gathering preliminary information that enabled them to locate and arrest him within minutes.
On Jan. 23, Special Victims Unit investigators arrested Johnathan Chisolm, 32. Chisolm is charged with rape for an incident occurring on Thursday, Jan. 20 near a wooded area on Autobahn Street, involving a teenage acquaintance.
Both cases remain under investigation by the SCMPD.
Anyone with additional information on these cases should contact the SCMPD tip line by dialing (912) 525-3124.
Information may also be forwarded to CrimeStoppers at (912) 234-2020. Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.