Boone Police Detectives have charged a man in a rape and burglary case.

Quanshawn Tyquan Jackson, age 27, of Spruce Pine has been charged with One Count of Felony 2nd Degree Forcible Rape, and One Count of Felony 1st Degree Burglary in connection with a January 23rd incident.

A young woman reported she was assaulted in her home after taking a ride from a local bar.

Jackson was identified as the suspect after results of a DNA analysis from the North Carolina State Crime Lab.

Jackson was arrested in Spruce Pine on June 12 by the Spruce Pine Police Department.

Jackson is being held in the McDowell County Detention Center under a $150,000 secured bond.

North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office and Spruce Pine Police Department assisted Boone Police in this case.