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Raeford man faces sex crime charges in SC

Posted April 25, 2013

— A Raeford man was arrested Thursday afternoon on sex crime charges out of Richland County, S.C., according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

Darrien Brown, 46, of 817 Louisiana Drive, is accused of criminal sexual conduct with a 16-year-old girl.

Deputies took him into custody following a traffic stop on Bragg Boulevard.

Brown was being held without bond in the Cumberland County jail Thursday and will be extradited to South Carolina. 

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  • djofraleigh Apr 26, 12:10 p.m.

    I think SC's age of consent is 16, but at ages 14, 15, 16, the sex partner can't be more than 6 years older.

    In NC, the age of consent is simply 16.

  • SM Apr 26, 10:19 a.m.

    I thought AoC in SC was 15 or something like that. Some context would be good for this story.