Detectives Respond to Sexual Assault

NEW HANOVER – On Saturday, February 6, 2010, at 3:00 PM, NHSO Detectives responded to a call regarding incest between family members. Upon initial investigation all parties involved were identified and went voluntarily to the NHSO Detective Division for further interviews to include Mr Billy Joe Boyett. After Mr Boyett was interviewed regarding the incident he was allowed to leave and return to his home. After reviewing all information, Detectives obtained a warrant for Mr Boyett regarding incest and responded to his home at 149 Hinton Avenue where he was arrested without incident. Mr Boyett was then transported to the NHSO Detention Facility where he was presented before the Magistrate and placed under a $15,000.00 secured bond.

As this investigation is sexual in nature, Detectives are asking if anyone has or believes they may have additional information regarding or pertaining to Mr Boyett to please contact Detective E. Kelley at 910-798-4268.

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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212