Friday, September 9, 2016

$25,000 cash bail set for Belmont rape suspect

State police Thursday morning arrested Johnny L. Matison, 41, of Belmont. He was charged with rape 1st - forcible compulsion, a class B felony. Arraigned in court, Matison was remanded to the Allegany County Jail on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. State police investigators said the alleged assault occurred early Thursday morning in the village of Belmont. Police said the adult victim knew her alleged attacker. Matison will return to village of Belmont court for further action on September 28th.