Marble Hill man charged with rape in Hayti

James Primer Provided by Hayti Police Department
James Primer Provided by Hayti Police Department

HAYTI, MO (KAIT) – A Region 8 man faces rape charges after police say he raped a woman in Hayti Friday night.

According to the Hayti Police Department, James Primer is charged with forcible rape and felonious restraint charges.

Police say Friday night they received a call of a woman saying she had been raped in the 900 block of South highway J around three o'clock in the morning.

Police say they had a run-in with the suspect earlier in the night around 2 a.m.

Primer was taken to the Pemiscot County Justice Center in Caruthersville with no bond set.

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