Friday, October 25, 2013

Police blotter: Rape arrest, teacher resignation

Posted By on Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 12:47 PM

News from the police blotter:

click to enlarge COLIN TOATLEY
* RAPE SUSPECT ARRESTED: The Pulaski sheriff's office said Colin Toatley, "most wanted" on the sheriff's fugitive list, surrendered to authorities today.

Toatley is accused of raping a woman he met last week at Midtown Billiards. He's accused of following her home, ostensibly to provide protection. He went inside her home to use a bathroom, then attacked her, according to the victim's account.

* FAYETTEVILLE SCHOOL OFFICIALS RESIGNS: The Fayetteville School District announced today that Superintendent Vicki Thomas had received Friday and accepted the resignation of athletic director Barry Gebhart, effective immediately. He was arrested this week at a shopping mall where he'd allegedly gone thinking he'd be meeting a juvenile girl he'd been communicating with on the Internet. It was a sting.

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