24-year-old Samuel “Sam” Wayne Luellen of Boone was arrested Friday (June 20) by Boone Police on one count of felony second-degree rape.
He was charged in connection to an incident on June 11 when a 22-year-old Appalachian State University student told Police she was assaulted by an acquaintance. The alleged incident occurred at an off-campus location. Luellen is also an A.S.U. student.
After his arrest, Luellen was jailed under a $125,000 secured bond. He will appear in District Court on July 30 in Boone.