Raleigh police charge man in 2010 statutory rape case

From staff reportsMay 29, 2014 

Keith Lamont Cherry


— Police have charged an employee of a student-oriented apartment complex with statutory rape that police said involved a 14-year-old girl in 2010.

Keith Lamont Cherry, 43, of 3201 Stream Side Road in Raleigh, near Lake Lynn, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at 403 Wolf Creek Circle, the office of the Wolf Creek Apartments.

An arrest report said Cherry told booking officers he worked for Wolf Creek.

Police said in an arrest warrant that the girl had been the victim of statutory rape/sex offense between April 25 and May 9, 2010.

They did not say how they believed Cherry and the victim came into contact.

Cherry’s bail was set at $1 million pending a court appearance Thursday.

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