Fayetteville teen boy arrested on incest, sex crime charges

Photos of Jaequan Ernest Wright from Fayetteville Police.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A teenager wanted for various sex crimes –- including rape and incest –- is now in custody, Fayetteville Police said.

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Police first brought charges against Jaequan Ernest Wright, 17, on Friday and said they were looking for him.

Police said on Wednesday that Wright had surrendered to police.

Wright has been charged with six different offenses in relation to an investigation that began in April 2016:

Wright is charged with:

• First-degree statutory rape
• Two counts first-degree statutory sexual offense
• Indecent liberties with a child
• Incest
• Crimes against nature
• Larceny of a motor vehicle

Also, on Friday, Wright was charged with intimidating a state’s witness.

He was transported to the Cumberland County Detention Center, where he is currently being held on a $250,000 secured bond.

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