Fayetteville man charged with having sex with stepdaughter in Cary

From staff reportsAugust 9, 2013 

— Police charge that a Fayetteville man repeatedly had sex with his stepdaughter at a Cary apartment between January and last month, and they said the girl told her mother that it began in 2009.

Ike David Simmons, 37, of 1707 Englewood Drive faces eight counts of statutory rape, four counts of indecent liberties with a child and one count of sex offense in a parental role.

In a related search warrant for a computer hard drive, CDs and a thumb drive that they took from Simmons’ home Aug. 2, police said that the girl, who is now 16, told her mother July 31 that Simmons had been having sex with her since October 2009 and that she thought he had used a cell phone to record video one time.

The most recent incident the girl related to her mother was July 26 at an apartment in Cary, the warrant says.

That time, the warrant says, the girl said Simmons gave her a blindfold to wear and said a friend wanted to make a video.

Senior Officer J.A. Young said in applying for the search warrant that incidents had happened in Cary, Apex and Parkton, in Robeson County.

Apex police charged Simmons on Aug. 1 with two counts of first-degree sex offense with a child.

Young said police interviewed Simmons the day before they searched his home and he told them he had never had intercourse with the girl.

She had tried to initiate sex with him by getting into bed with him one Saturday morning in May while her mother was away, Simmons told police.

Simmons was being held in lieu of a total bail of $2 million pending a court appearance Friday.

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