NORCROSS, Ga. -- Police in Gwinnett County have captured an accused serial rapist who lured his victims into a vacant apartment.
Joseph Tyler Sivonda, 23, was taken into custody Thursday morning at an apartment in Duluth.
He was staying with 30-year-old Tiffany Martin, who was also arrested and charged with hindering the apprehension of a felon.
Police said Sivonda hired female escorts online and arranging to meet them in a vacant apartment in the complex where he lives.
When the women showed up, police said Sivonda pulled out a gun, robbed them and raped them. Gwinnett police are investigating three incidents in the Bradford Gwinnett apartments off Beaver Ruin Road in unincorporated Norcross.
Police searched the apartment last week after not finding Sivonda at home. Neighbors said he lives in one of the apartments with his brother and mother. A SWAT team battered in the family's door and searched the apartment.