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Moore Co. man faces sex charges

Posted May 27, 2008

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— A Robbins man faces sex offense charges for an interaction with a teen in Moore County.

Jerry Lee Garner, 40, of 169 North Moore Road, was arrested for actions with a 16-year-old May 23. 

He is charged with attempted second-degree sex offense, sexual battery and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile.

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  • amlebede May 28, 2008

    The age of consent in NC is 16 (with 4 year gap exception). However, guardians, parents, and other authority figures may not engage in sexual intercourse with their subjects at any age, even 18.

    From what I understand, this is was more of an actual rape situation rather than a statutory rape situation.

    Contributing to a delinquency of a juvenile charges in this case mean that he made the girl run away from home from 24 hours as the age of criminal responsibility is 16 in NC and he wouldn't face these charges for just encouraging her to violate a law otherwise.

  • onedayatatime May 28, 2008

    This story was edited from it's original content as I saw something the first time I clicked the link last night that stated he was in a parental role and further charges against him. Either those charges are no longer pending, or there is more to this story that is no longer news worthy. This seems odd to me. sww1rb I see nothing at all in ptahandatum's post that makes fun of your religion (whatever it may be) or any mention of you at all. I see more posts on here making fun of and demeaning them over their posts that if anyone should ask for someone to be more tolerant it would be the reverse. Respect is earned and so far it has not been.

  • carolinahome May 28, 2008

    Praying for his victim. (And phandatum, I don't make fun of your beliefs and I expect the same courtesy from you."

    AMEN!!

  • Adelinthe May 28, 2008

    "Jerry Lee Garner, 40, of 169 North Moore Road, was arrested for actions with a 16-year-old May 23."

    YUCK!!!

    Praying for his victim. (And phandatum, I don't make fun of your beliefs and I expect the same courtesy from you."

    God bless.

    Rev. RB

  • SM May 27, 2008

    Not that I approve of any interaction in a sexual manner between a 40 year old and a 16 year old, but isn't 16 the open ended age of consent in this state?

    Seems I heard that somewhere.

  • ptahandatum May 27, 2008

    Zeus might indeed hear your prayers, but he'll be the only one who will.

  • Meandmytwo May 27, 2008

    Praying for justice for the victim.