Teen in prison indicted in rapes

Jalyn Dwight Conner

Jalyn Dwight Conner

JONESBORO — A College Park teenager arrested at 17 for two alleged sexual assaults has been indicted on multiple felonies related to the incidents, according to court records.

Jalyn Dwight Conner, 19, was convicted last year and began serving a two-year prison sentence for a December 2012 charge of criminal interference with government property.

But police said less than three months prior, he raped two women he lured into a vacant apartment near his home.

Conner was recently indicted by a Clayton County grand jury on charges of aggravated assault, armed robbery, rape, aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment, burglary with intent to rape, theft by taking and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The first alleged attack was reported Aug. 12, 2012. A woman told police Conner called her that morning and invited her to his gated apartment complex on Riverdale Road in College Park to have sex with him. He allegedly gave her the gate code and told her to meet him at unit J6. Police said Conner lives in the same building but that J6 is vacant.

The woman told police she met Conner about 9:30 a.m. inside the unit, which she said was dark and void of furniture. Once inside, the woman told police Conner put a gun to her head and said, “You know what this is.”

The woman said Conner took her purse and phone and made her undress. She said he zip-tied her hands together and raped her. According to the warrant, Conner told her to stay inside the unit while he took her keys and went to her vehicle. The woman told police Conner stole $100, a camera, Coach bag and two cell phones from her vehicle.

While Conner was outside, the woman said she was able to break the zip ties. When Conner returned, she said he got angry and allegedly raped her again. Afterward, he ran in an unknown direction and she drove to a nearby store and called police.

The woman was taken to Southern Regional Medical Center where she was examined using a rape kit, according to the warrant.

Police said a second complaint was made 11 days later against Conner when another woman reported a similar attack in the same unit.

According to the warrant, police executed a search warrant at Conner’s apartment and found items belonging to both women and a gun, ammunition and a holster.