Deputies make arrest in kidnapping and sexual assault case

Deputies make arrest in kidnapping and sexual assault case
Dennis Montrele Smalls (Source: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office)

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (WCSC) - The Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a man wanted for the rape of a woman in Murrells Inlet.

Jail records show Dennis Montrele Smalls, 35, has been charged with obstructing justice, kidnapping, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and criminal sexual conduct.

Deputies say they first responded to calls about an incident of criminal sexual conduct at the Speedway in Murrells Inlet at 5:26 a.m. on Oct. 6, 2020.

An incident report states that Smalls held a knife to the victim and forced her into the back of her own car.

Smalls was arrested on Tuesday and GCSO says his bail is yet to be set.

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