Goldsboro woman charged with alleged sex crimes against teen boy in 2016

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Jessica Lynn Uzzell

A Goldsboro woman was arrested and charged Friday for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting a teenage boy in 2016.

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says Jessica Lynn Uzzell, 26, of Tarklin Drive in Goldsboro, was charged with 1 count of 1st Degree Statutory Rape and one count of 1st Degree Statutory Sexual Offense.

Investigators say they recently received a report that Uzzell sexually assaulted and raped a boy – who was 15-years-old at the time – in 2016, at her then-current home in Wayne County. The person who reported the information told police that Uzzell and the victim knew each other when the alleged crime took place.

Uzzell remains in the Wayne County Detention Center on $750,000 bond.

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