Scioto County Sheriff's Office
Milton West Virginia Man Arrested for Rape
March 10, 2022
Scioto County Sheriff David Thoroughman states that his Office was contacted on
Thursday, March 10, 2022 by the New Boston Police Department in reference to a juvenile
rape complaint. Detective Sergeant Jodi Conkel with the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office,
also assigned to the Special Victims Unit, responded to the New Boston Police Department
to conduct the investigation.
Det. Sgt. Conkel interviewed the victim, a 13-year-old female. Det. Sgt. Conkel then
responded to 3817 Apt. B Stanton Ave., New Boston, Ohio and located the suspect, 19-
year-old Marcus Alexander Legg. Legg was detained for questioning and taken to the
Scioto County Sheriff’s Office for an interview. Evidence of the crime was collected from
the scene and will be sent to BCI&I for analysis.
Legg was charged with (2) counts of Rape, a felony of the 1st degree and (1) count of
Unlawful Sexual Conduct, a felony of the 4th degree. Legg will be arraigned in Portsmouth
Municipal Court on Friday, March 11th at 8am. He is currently housed in the Scioto County
Jail with a bond of $205,000. Additional charges are possible and the case will be heard by
the Scioto County Grand Jury on a future date.
Sheriff David Thoroughman stated that the quick arrest was the result of the New Boston
Police Department and the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office working jointly with the Scioto
County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Crime Unit.
Anyone with information should contact Detective Sergeant Jodi Conkel @ 740-351-1091.