Soldiers Charged with Statutory Rape
Posted December 31, 1996
FORT BRAGG — Two Fort Bragg soldiers are behind bars, charged with statutory rape of two young girls from Cary.
Fayetteville police say four 82nd Airborne paratroopers provided beer to three juveniles in a room at a local motel Saturday night.
Private First Class Willie Garner and Private First Class Richard Bellinger are charged with raping the 14-year-olds.
Police believe the girls were runaways.