Brunswick County teen charged with statutory rape

Rodney Tywan Thomas Price (Photo: BCSO)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Bolivia teen, 19, is charged with a sex crime involving a child.

According to an arrest warrant provided by the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office, Rodney Tywan Thomas Price raped a person who was 15 years or younger, but at least 12 years old.

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The offense happened between Wednesday and Thursday, according to the warrant. He is charged with statutory rape of a child <=15.

Price was also charged with possession of marijuana paraphernailia. The warrant states deputies found a glass smoking pipe on the teen.

He is in the Brunswick County jail under a $105,000 secured bond.