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Man Arrested In Morganton On Rape, Kidnapping Charges
Jose Santiago Tecum Pec
Courtesy of Burke County P2C website

Man Arrested In Morganton On Rape, Kidnapping Charges

38-year-old Jose Santiago Tecum Pec was arrested Monday (May 24) by Morganton Public Safety Officers. He’s charged with felony counts of second-degree forcible rape and second-degree kidnapping. Pec was arrested shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday at an address on South College Street in Morganton. He was placed in jail in Morganton under $500,000 secured bond. A District Court appearance is scheduled Thursday (May 27).