Wanted rape suspect in custody

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By The Staff

HILLVIEW - United States Marshals have arrested a Bullitt County man wanted for a rape charge.

Justin Mullins, a Zoneton Road resident, was taken into custody around1:20 p.m. according to Bullitt County Sheriff's Det. Scotty McGaha.

The sheriff's department issued a warrant for Mullins, who was charged with first-degree rape for an alleged April 13 encounter with a 13-year-old girl.

McGaha said the alleged event happened in the Kings Lake area off Highway 44 West.

The pair had met through a cousin and then spoke through the internet, according to McGaha.