CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Pennsylvania man has been charged after kidnapping a girl from the Clarksburg area, police said.
According to a criminal complaint filed by the Clarksburg Police Department, on March 13 Devonta Raulerson, 18, of Waynesburg, traveled “from the state of Pennsylvania with the intent to take” … “a 15 year old female.”
The next day, the mother of the victim made contact with Raulerson’s mother who said that the 15-year-old female was at her residence, officers said.
Officers later determined “[t]hrough a series of GPS signals from [Raulerson’s] cell phone” … “he was home and Waynesburg PD made contact with both the victim and [Raulerson],” according to the criminal complaint.
Raulerson has been charged with kidnapping. He is being held in North Central Regional Jail on $1,000,000 bond.