Travis Gillis – Repeat Sex Offender – Accused of Raping 3 women – Released from prison 3 months ago


A registered sex offender, who was released from prison three months ago, faces charges of raping three women in abandoned houses and wooded areas.

Raleigh police arrested Travis Gillis, 43, of 1420 S. Wilmington St., Friday night and charged him with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon and rape, police said. He tried to strangle the victims, according to arrest warrants. All of the victims survived the attacks.

Gillis was being held Saturday at the Wake County Jail under a $3 million bond. His first court date was set for Tuesday, May 26.

According to state Department of Correction records, Gillis was released from prison in early February after serving less than 15 years of a 40-year sentence for attempted second-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping and second-degree sexual offense. His parole ended May 8.

Those crimes for which he was serving time occurred on July 1, 1993. DOC records show that Gillis had been released from prison June 11, 1993, after serving 3½ years for second-degree rape and a probation revocation.

The probation stemmed from a conviction for attempted second-degree rape in August 1988, according to DOC records.

“25% of all sex offenders re-offend within 15 years”
………Sarah Tofte

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