Man charged in York County rape

Jimira Walton, photo courtesy Newport News Police.
Jimira Walton, photo courtesy Newport News Police.

YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Deputies say a man raped a woman in a parking lot last week.

Jimira Walton, 20, was arrested Monday and charged with rape as well as assault on a family member in Newport News.

Lt. Dennis Ivey with the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office told WAVY.com the incident occurred March 13 in a lot behind a county building in the 200 block of Ballard Street.

Further information was not released, however investigators say the victim was known to Walton.

 

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