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Man Gets 28 Felony Charges for Allegedly Impregnating Minor

Posted April 28, 2008

— A Hoke County man faces 28 felony charges after he allegedly impregnated a juvenile.

The Hoke County Sheriff's Office arrested Ricky Oxendine Jr., 21, of Highland Game Road, Red Springs, on Friday. He was charged with 14 counts of taking indecent liberties with a child and 14 counts of statutory rape.

Investigators said the victim was freely allowed to visit Oxendine on a regular basis.

The Department of Social Services has taken custody of the girl. Her age was not released.

Oxendine was being held in the Hoke County Jail under a $200,000 bond Monday.


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  • ncteacher22 Apr 28, 2008

    Since when did we start calling it "allegedly impregnating a minor"? Rape is rape!

  • garnertoy Apr 28, 2008

    he ruined his life i agree the parents let her go knowing he was a grown man charge them too

  • childofNC Apr 28, 2008

    "Her age was not released."

  • audit is regulating Apr 28, 2008

    Why didn't they arrest her parents since she was freely allowed to visit him?

  • adidaslineberry Apr 28, 2008

    why didn't they put the girls age in the article or did I just miss it?