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Raeford teens accused of coercing girl into sex acts

Posted May 14, 2015

— A 17-year-old and a 19-year-old have been charged with multiple counts of rape and kidnapping after a monthlong investigation by the Hoke County Sheriff's Office.

A student at Hoke County High School filed a sexual assault report with a school resource officer on April 13, and authorities on Wednesday charged Deandre Lemaris Spivey-McLean, 17, of 218 Leisure Trail in Raeford, and JeSean Deondre McPhaul, 19, of 170 Purvis Court in Raeford.

The girl said Spivey-McLean threatened to post sexually explicit material of her to social media if she did not perform sexual acts on him and several other males. The alleged crimes took place between November 2014 and April, authorities said.

Sheriff Hubert Peterkin say Spivey-McLean would text her and tell her to leave class and head to a special location on Hoke High's campus.

"A car would be would be there to pick her up, and she would get into the car against her will to go," Peterkin said. "We have now determined six locations where she was forced to be with different people to perform sexual acts."

One of the locations was a warehouse at an abandoned saw mill not far from the school, he said.

Spivey-McLean is charged with six counts each of human trafficking, sexual servitude, first-degree kidnapping and second-degree forcible sex offense and one count each of second-degree forcible rape, first-degree sexual exploitation of a minor and third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

McPhaul, who is accused of driving the girl to the different locations and also participating in sexual acts with her, is charged with six counts each of statutory rape, second-degree statutory sex offense and first-degree kidnapping.

Spivey-McLean was taken into custody at Hoke High, and he was in jail Thursday under a $400,000 secured bond. McPhaul turned himself in to authorities and was being held under a $250,000 secured bond.

Peterkin said investigators have collected evidence that may lead to the arrest of several more people in this case.

He also said there may be more victims in the case, and he hopes the arrests will spur them to come forward.


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  • Norman Lewis May 19, 2015
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    One other concern I have is: why did the young men have access to sexually explicit material on this girl? Where did it come from? , and unless rape was involved, why was the material recorded in the first place? I understand "sexting" is fairly common but I told my children, if you do something like that, once it is out of your hands, it is open to anyone on the internet.

  • Norman Lewis May 14, 2015
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    Now both of these guys will be listed as child molesters. They will find a poor welcome in prison. Child molesters and sex offenders are on the bottom rung of the hierarchy.

  • Anne Havisham May 14, 2015
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    As a rape survivor, I think that rape is so horrible a crime that no one deserves to be raped, not even rapists, whether alleged or convicted.

  • Bernadette Dan Unger May 14, 2015
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    It's not our fault, had a rough childhood and gots a poor education, I promise I will not do it again. Well boys, you get to meet Big Mike in the joint, enjoy.

  • Fred Garner May 14, 2015
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    "The devil made me do it. It's not my fault".


  • Grey Mullen May 14, 2015
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    Haha, that's funny. Now these little boys will feel what it's like to be raped! Just remember- don't drop the soap

  • Brandi Gaenzle May 14, 2015
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    wow that's just ridiculous!