Newton County teen facing 2 felony sexual assault charges

A Newton County teen has been arrested and charged with felony counts of rape and second-degree sexual assault.

According to the probable cause affidavit filed Tuesday, 19-year-old Jonathon Shatwell of Mount Judea is charged in connection with an incident with a juvenile in November 2018.

Shatwell is alleged to have thrown the victim onto his bed and undressed her as she pleaded for him to stop.

The online Newton County Sheriff's Office jail log indicates Shatwell's bond is set at $25,000.

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