Hartford Rape Arrests

Hartford Police have made arrests in two unrelated rape cases. Authorities say in each case, the suspect knew the victim.

J. T. Darden, Sr. allegedly raped a 20-year-old woman inside her home. He’s now charged with first-degree rape and is in jail on a $50,000 bond. Police say more charges against him are pending.

And, Demarkus Hutcherson reportedly assaulted a 14-year-old girl. Police say he has confessed to having sex with the minor. He’s also at the Geneva County Jail under a $25,000 bond.

Police say information supplied by the victims in each case led to the quick arrests of both suspects.