Man sentenced for rapes, kidnapping

PICKENS — A Greenville man was sentenced to 30 years in prison last week after pleading guilty to crimes, including criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping, that occurred in Easley.

Antwon Marcees Rogers, 31, pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping and armed robbery, 13th Circuit Solicitor Walt Wilkins said in a news release.

Assistant solicitors Doug Richardson and Brandi Hinton presented evidence establishing Rogers entered a woman’s room at the Quality Inn in Easley on July 27, 2015, pushed her onto the bed and raped her at knifepoint, Wilkins said.

He then forced her into a bathroom and robbed her of a cellphone and $250 cash, according to Wilkins, who added that video surveillance showed Rogers running from the room after the crimes.

A little less than two weeks later, on Aug. 9, 2015, a second woman was renting a movie

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