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Lumberton City Councilman Charged With Rape

Posted October 22, 2007

— A Lumberton city councilman was charged with first-degree rape in Kentucky.

John Cantey Jr. was being held Monday night in a Louisville jail on $100,000 bond.

Authorities said Cantey raped an 18-year-old girl Friday night at a hotel in Jeffersontown.

Cantey is scheduled to appear in court on Nov. 1.