Cold Case Detectives Make Arrest in 1991 Rape Case
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- CMPD has arrested a suspect in a rape case that happened 21 years ago.
Detectives with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit arrested Drayton Thompson, 42, for his involvement in a rape case that occurred at the 2600 block of Beechnut Drive in August of 1991.
On August 12, 1991, the victim was abducted by two male suspects driving a vehicle from the 2600 block of Beechnut Drive. The victim was taken to an unknown location where she was sexually and physically assaulted. The suspects then released the female and she contacted authorities. Detectives responded to the scene to investigate, but were unable to identify any suspects at the time.
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