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Cary man pleads guilty in bigamy case

Posted May 27, 2008

— A Cary man accused of being married to both a Cary woman and Clayton woman pleaded guilty to felony bigamy Tuesday.

Keron Wilkins, 31, of 136 Chatham Woods Drive, was given a suspended sentence of five months in prison and 24 months of supervised probation.

Cary police arrested Wilkins earlier this month after receiving a call from his wife in Cary, Shannetta Dawn Stone-Wilkins, about how he would disappear for several days at a time and could not be reached.

She has said he might have as many as seven wives, including one in Atlanta, three in Virginia and one in Arizona.

Cary police said they believe Keron Wilkins was purposely leading a double life.

Stone-Wilkins said she learned her husband had a wife in Clayton, Chaka Wilkins, and two children with her – an 8-month-old and a 5-year-old.

A third woman from Atlanta, Jenean Baker, later came forward, saying she married Keron Wilkins in Miami in November 2005 and started divorce proceedings in early 2006.

Baker has said she has decided to pursue criminal charges, and there could be more forthcoming in other municipalities.


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  • big dady May 28, 2008

    I agree with you diver

  • amlebede May 28, 2008

    Why is this a felony? I think NC General Assembly should be more open to other peoples' cultures.

  • diver May 28, 2008

    being married to two women=stupid. but should it be a felony? who cares if he wants to marry two women.

  • App. State Mountaineer May 27, 2008

    Why did she bug the cops when she got a clue what was up when her husband left for a few days...shouldn't she have just called Joey Greco?

  • Eduardo1 May 27, 2008

    What does he do for a living to take care of multiple families. Wives one & two are foxes. Love to see if his others are as attractive. He must be the ultimate stud. I think he should have had to get rid of his wedding clothes and swapped them for some nice orange & white clothes.

  • Linxx May 27, 2008

    this is dumb.

  • alx May 27, 2008

    looks like he could have found 1 good looking woman

  • 5-113 FA Retired May 27, 2008

    Yea, this hardened career criminal got off ezy.

  • clintoflannagan May 27, 2008

    He deserves a medal. Putting up with as many as seven wives. Wow. He must have the patience of Job.

  • The Fox May 27, 2008

    Dude, at least buy a second tie for your wardrobe.