Newport News convicted rapist arrested for rape again

46-year-old Gerald Leland Griffin Jr.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man convicted of rape in Newport News back in the 80s has been accused of rape again.

46-year-old Gerald Leland Griffin
46-year-old Gerald Leland Griffin

U.S. Marshals arrested 46-year-old Gerald Leland Griffin in the 1700 block of Chestnut Avenue around 11 a.m. June 23.

Investigators say Griffin was wanted in Delaware for allegedly raping a woman in late 2014. Griffin had already served 20 years in prison for a rape in Newport News back in 1989.

Griffin is being held at the Newport News City Jail awaiting extradition to Delaware.

 

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