Adams faces rape and kidnapping charges after June 26 attack

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 3, 2004

A man accused of kidnapping and rape was arrested by Troy Police on July 1.

Kenny Adams was arrested around 8:15 p.m. July 1 on warrants of rape

and kidnapping first degree, according to information released by Chief Anthony Everage.

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Sgt. Benny Scarbrough,

TPD public information officer, said

Adams was spotted on St. Paul Street by

police and fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later by the TPD.

"Adams' arrest is the result of a TPD investigation into a report received on June 26 in Troy where he allegedly kidnapped and raped the victim in this case," Scarbrough said. "The incidents were reported to police on Saturday, June 26, and allegedly occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. Police received information that the kidnapping and rape allegedly occurred on Stringer Street and at Adams' residence, also on Stringer Street."

Scarbrough said the victim's name has not been released by police.

She was transported to Troy Regional Medical Center by private vehicle.

She was treated and released.

The case continues to be investigated by Troy Police.

Adams was transported to the Troy City Jail and will later be transferred to the Pike County Jail His bond has been set at $25,000 in each case, Scarbrough


Everage also released information about the arrest of David Santanna

Knowles, 31, from

Troy for giving a false name to a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest, unlawful possession of marijuana first degree and failure to register as a felon.


said Knowles

has been transferred to Pike County Jail.

His bond is set at $7,500.

Knowles is also wanted in Dale County for assault second degree on a police officer and in Midland City on three misdemeanor warrants.