Charges dropped against man formerly accused of assault

Charges dropped against man formerly accused of assault

PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) - Charges will not be filed against a Caraway man who had been accused of raping a woman and sending her a message on social media.

According to court documents filed in Greene County Circuit Court Monday, Julius Helms, 26, of Caraway will not face charges in the case.

Helms was arrested in October on accusations that he beat and sexually assaulted a woman in Paragould.

During the investigation, Helms denied the attack and said he had been at a funeral. He was released after he agreed to take a polygraph test. He had been accused of also sending the woman messages on social media.

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