A man wanted for multiple sexual assaults against women over the past two months was arrested and held without bond by Richmond County authorities this afternoon, officials said.
Gerald Wayne Smith, 36, of Corner Street, is charged with three counts of kidnapping, three counts of criminal attempt at rape and two counts of aggravated sodomy, according to sheriff's Maj. Ken Autry.
Maj. Autry said one of the victims was able to get Mr. Smith's license plate number, and a Richmond County road patrol deputy was able to track him down.
He said that Mr. Smith was held without bond Wednesday afternoon.
The incidents in which Mr. Smith is charged are as follows, according to sheriff's office incident reports:
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