GAINESVILLE - Johnny Marlow, 64, of Gainesville was convicted today by a Hall County jury for the August 11, 2013, rape and false imprisonment of a 24-year-old homeless woman at his Sun Valley Road residence in Oakwood.<br />
Senior Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Bagwell prosecuted the case for the state before Superior Court Judge Andrew Fuller.<br />
Marlow was sentenced as a recividist due to prior convictions of forgery and federal income tax evasion.<br />
According to District Attorney Lee Darragh, Marlow was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the rape conviction and 10-years to serve concurrent on the charge of false imprisonment.<br />
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced today that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the robbery of Rabun County Bank earlier this year.