Natchez teen arrested on charges of rape

Published 2:37 pm Saturday, May 5, 2007

NATCHEZ — A 19-year-old Natchez man has been arrested on charges of rape.

Fredrick White, 1224 Watkins St., was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Thursday night in connection with an incident that happened on March 26.

White allegedly came to a West Steirs Lane house that night and got into a fight with another male. A 34-year-old female, who reportedly used to date White, was also at the home, Police Chief Mike Mullins said.

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The woman signed an affidavit for the rape charges two weeks after the incident occurred.

White is being held in the city jail on $30,000 bond. He is also wanted by the Mississippi Department of Corrections.