JPD release more details about man accused of raping 15-year-old

Barry Stinnett (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)
Barry Stinnett (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

JONESBORO,AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro Police have arrested Barry Stinnett in the reported rapeof a 15 year old girl.

Accordingto the Jonesboro Police Department, 33-year-old Stinnett is a resident of WestMemphis.

Police say a teen victim was walking to Sav-A-Lot grocery store onWashington Avenue when the suspect drove up to her and offered her a ride. Thevictim said "yes". However, instead of taking the victim to thegrocery store, the report states he raped her in his car.

Withhelp from the victim, Stinnett was later arrested without incident at hisrelative's home.

Stinnettstated that he was on parole from Memphis. He's currently being held at theCraighead County Detention Center on a $300,000 bond and is set to appear incourt on April 20.

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