The Marietta Police Department Detective Division
has made an arrest in a violent rape that occurred on February 1, 2014
at approximately 3 a.m.
in the 800 block of Franklin Road.
Lemon McMickens, 25 years old of Marietta, has been charged with the rape, kidnapping, aggravated assault and armed robbery of a 19-year-old victim. During the incident McMickens produced a handgun and forced the victim behind a building where he sexually assaulted her and stole her bag.
On February 11, 2014, the Cobb County Sheriff’s
Office Fugitive Unit located McMickens in a condominium inside the
Covered Bridge Condos located off of Powers Ferry Road. McMickens was
found in possession of stolen electronics, a firearm
and felony narcotics.
Five of McMickens associates were also taken into custody for felony drug possession.Investigations into possible involvement of McMickens and his associates for other crimes in the area also remain active.
Anyone with information into this incident or any other incidents involving McMickens and his associates is asked to contact Detective Shane Merritt at 770-794-5324 or the Marietta Police Anonymous Tip Line at 770-794-6990.
Portions of this release were edited for publication.