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Cobb Man Arrested for Violent Rape, Kidnapping

Twenty-five-year-old charged with the rape, kidnapping, aggravated assault and armed robbery of a 19-year-old victim earlier this month.

Lemon McMickens. Courtesy MPD
Lemon McMickens. Courtesy MPD

From the Marietta Police Department:

The Marietta Police Department Detective Division has made an arrest in a violent rape that occurred on February 1, 2014 at approximately 3 a.m. in the 800 block of Franklin Road. 

Lemon McMickens, 25 years old of Marietta, has been charged with the rape, kidnapping, aggravated assault and armed robbery of a 19-year-old victim. During the incident McMickens produced a handgun and forced the victim behind a building where he sexually assaulted her and stole her bag. 

On February 11, 2014, the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit located McMickens in a condominium inside the Covered Bridge Condos located off of Powers Ferry Road. McMickens was found in possession of stolen electronics, a firearm and felony narcotics.

Five of McMickens associates were also taken into custody for felony drug possession.

Investigations into possible involvement of McMickens and his associates for other crimes in the area also remain active.

Anyone with information into this incident or any other incidents involving McMickens and his associates is asked to contact Detective Shane Merritt at 770-794-5324 or the Marietta Police Anonymous Tip Line at 770-794-6990


Portions of this release were edited for publication.

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