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Man charged with taking girl from bus stop to rape her

Posted March 10, 2009

— Hoke County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man who they charge kidnapped a 12-year-old girl from her school-bus stop and raped her before then taking her to school, they said Tuesday.

Virgillio Aniceto, 22, of 308 Autry Loop in Raeford, was arrested Sunday, Sheriff Hubert A. Peterkin said. He faces four counts each of first-degree kidnapping and first-degree rape, Peterkin said.

The attacks happened between September last year and January, the charges say. Peterkin said investigators had charged that Aniceto took the girl to motels in Lumberton, Red Springs and Fayetteville.

The girl knew Aniceto, Peterkin said, but he did not specify how. She apparently was comfortable going with Aniceto from the bus stop, the sheriff said.

Peterkin's office said investigators planned to file other charges later, but they were unspecified.


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  • firstknight504 Mar 11, 2009

    What da heck is going on? This guy is insane - ya think?

  • lorivalentine1 Mar 11, 2009

    This is a disgusting story.. What kind of man has to get "it" from a twelve year old???

  • philburger Mar 11, 2009

    "I do not understand the importance some of you are putting on his immigration status."

    I don't understand those of you who think it doesn't matter. Must be the chapel hill crowd.

  • Adelinthe Mar 11, 2009

    "For all you know this girl was doing this guy willing."

    I don't care if she was - IT'S AGAINST THE LAW!!!

    God bless.


  • ifcdirector Mar 11, 2009

    "I do not understand the importance some of you are putting on his immigration status."

    Let's explain it as simply as possible you can understand. If an illegal alien is not here in the United States or in North Carolina.........it would go by all measures of basic logic that he would be unable to commit such crimes here to YOUR fellow citizens don't you think? Unreal.

  • ifcdirector Mar 11, 2009

    Yep and he was born right there on Loop Road too. Aha.

  • haggis basher Mar 11, 2009

    "First of all, few twelve year olds are prepared to make a choice like this" A bit like the virgin Mary who would have been about the same age when the Angel "visited" her.
    In the past a girl would have have been married off soon after puberty and its still that way in some of the less civlised parets of the world. In the west, women are regarded as equals so the age of consent is pushed back to when they will have completed their education and can make educated consent. Men were not permitted to marry until much later when they would have had the wherewithal to support a wife and children.
    What he did is not un-natural, but it is, and should be, illegal.

  • haggis basher Mar 11, 2009

    It is rape because she was under age. She may have been going along with it for a hundred reasons but none of them excuse him. He must have known her age.

  • SNUPE Mar 11, 2009

    that is wrong!

  • CrewMax Mar 11, 2009

    Shouldn't this be rape and kidnapping?