Newark Man Charged with Rape

March 10, 2008 11:18:42 AM PDT
Morrow, of the unit block of Ashkirk Place in Newark, was charged with one count of second degree rape and one count of unlawful sexual contact.On Thursday (1/24), officers from the mobile enforcement team were on routine patrol in the community of Greenfield Manor when they made contact with two 15 year old girls. Interviews with both girls indicated that one of them was possibly the victim of a sexual assault.

The officers on scene forwarded the case to the family services squad of the criminal investigation's unit for follow up. Detectives were able to determine that on Friday (1/18), Mitchell Morrow forcibly raped one of the girls while at a neighbor's home in the unit block of Ashkirk Place.

Warrants were signed for Morrow who was located at his home on Saturday (3/8) by New Castle County Safe Streets Team. He was arrested without incident, arraigned on the two charges and then committed to the Howard Young Correctional Center when he failed to post $27,000 bail.