Green Creek man sentenced to 44-62 months for attempted rape

Published 8:51 pm Sunday, July 22, 2012

A Green Creek man pled guilty during Polk County Superior Court the week of July 2 to attempted second-degree rape and was sentenced to 44-62 months in prison.
Matthew Bryant Martin, 21, of 758 Sandy Springs Road, pled guilty to attempted second-degree rape.
Judge Mark E. Powell sentenced Martin to the prison term to be served at the N.C. Department of Corrections. Martin was given 84 days of credit for pretrial time served. The judge recommended the work release program and for Martin to have no contact with the victim.
Martin was arrested on Dec. 8, 2011 and charged with second-degree rape for a sexual incident involving an adult female.
The police report from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said that Martin confessed to the act during an interview in jail regarding a sexual incident.
Martin had been held at the jail under a $50,000 secured bond.

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