Rape
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Admitted rapist sentenced to prison, deportation
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 02/14/2014 - 1:07pm.

videoInvestigators in Pender County say an admitted rapist is heading to prison and then back to his home country. Pender County Sheriff's Det. John Leathearwood says Nazario Rojas Bautista pleaded guilty today to second degree rape and second degree sexual offense.

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R.A.D. comes to New Hanover County
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 02/03/2014 - 10:42pm.

videoWomen can help themselves feel more secure with the help of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said, for the first time, the agency is teaming up with the Rape Aggression Defense System, better known as RAD, to offer self defense classes to women at the Cape Fear Community College north campus.

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911 call, dash cam reveal more about arrest of man out on bond for rape
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 5:14pm.

videoWe're learning more tonight about the arrest this week of a man accused of victimizing a woman not once, but twice since May. Deputies arrested Richard Teremaine Gore Monday.

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Prosecutors say case against accused rapist has been slow moving
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 5:09pm.

videoProsecutors say it's been difficult moving forward the case of an accused rapist who allegedly victimized the same woman again while out on bond. Richard Gore left jail Oct. 24 after a judge reduced his bond, but prosecutors say they did not consent to the reduction from $1 million to $50,000 plus GPS monitoring.

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Accused kidnapper and rapist out on bond charged with attacking victim again
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 5:26pm.

videoA man accused of rape, kidnapping, and assault was out on bond when investigators say he again committed those crimes and more as he victimized the same woman. He got out of jail when a judge decreased his bond from $1 million to $50,000 plus GPS monitoring.

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Man charged with rape, strangulation on Wrightsville Beach
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Mon, 08/12/2013 - 3:47pm.

videoWrightsville Beach Police charged a man with second-degree rape, assault by strangulation and assault on a female. Police say Paul Allen Smithey, 30, attacked a woman around 1:30 a.m. yesterday on the beach.

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2 Asheville baseball players accused of rape
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 08/02/2013 - 6:57am.

Two Asheville Tourists baseball players are accused of raping a woman at their apartment.

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Suspect charged in cold case rape
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 4:21pm.

videoPaul Lee Oxendine is charged with attempted first degree rape, first degree sexual offense and breaking and entering. The Sheriff's Office and SBI used DNA evidence to solve the cold case from 1996.

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Report: Alleged Pender HS rape happened in school auditorium
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/20/2013 - 3:28pm.

videoInvestigators and school leaders are not saying much about a rape that allegedly happened on a high school campus in Pender County. But tonight we are learning more.

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Pender High student charged with statutory rape on campus
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/19/2013 - 7:38pm.

videoDeputies in Pender County have charged a 19-year-old with raping a fellow student at Pender High School on the last day of school earlier this month, WWAY has learned.

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