Boston man arrested, arrainged on rape charges

Provincetown detectives make arrest in Boston
John James McNulty of Boston was arraigned on rape charges in Orleans District Court last week. Provincetown Police Dept. booking photo.

BOSTON - A Boston man was arrested and arraigned last week on rape charges following an incident alleged to have occurred in Provincetown.  According to a Provincetown police release, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for John James McNulty, 52, of Boston on June 12 and placed McNulty under arrest at his Boston home with the assistance of the Boston Police Street Crimes Unit. 

A search warrant obtained by Provincetown detectives was also executed at McNulty's Boston home, police said.

McNulty was arraigned in Orleans District Court on June 13 on charges of rape, indecent assault and battery and distribution of a Class B substance. He pleaded not guilty to all charges. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on