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Raleigh man charged with claiming to be officer, raping women

Posted August 3, 2011
Updated August 4, 2011

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— Police on Tuesday charged a Raleigh man with impersonating an officer and raping several women over the past year.

Steven Devon Allicott, 35, of 6501 Gateridge Drive, Apt. 102, is charged with four counts of first-degree rape, three counts of impersonating a law enforcement officer and one count each of attempted first-degree rape, kidnapping and assault with a deadly weapon. He was being held Wednesday in the Wake County jail under a $3.6 million bond.

Police searched his home and Kia SUV on Monday and seized seven cellphones, a box of .38-caliber ammunition, clothes and financial cards and documents, according to a search warrant.

In the application for the search warrant, an investigator said four women claimed that Allicott sexually assaulted them between last September and July 2. A fifth woman told police that she agreed to perform a sex act with Allicott in exchange for money, but she convinced him to let her go after he threatened her with a handgun.

The women said they were attacked in a silver or gray SUV and that Allicott had handcuffs in the vehicle, told them he was a police officer and sometimes talked on a cellphone to someone he called "sergeant," according to the search warrant application.

Allicott made a withdrawal from an automated teller machine on Poole Road while driving around with one of the women on June 8, the warrant application states. Investigators used the record of that transaction to find him.

Allicott was convicted of two counts of misdemeanor child abuse in Johnston County last September and placed on 18 months' probation, according to state Department of Correction records.

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  • Rebelyell55 Aug 4, 2011

    Look like he got away with it so many times that he got over confident. Did I miss how long the LEO been looking for this guy? I know it stated since Sept. of last year, but how long have they been looking?

  • bettyboop40 Aug 4, 2011

    very scary!

  • Myword Aug 4, 2011

    Very sad there are people like this in America.
    jesmyopinion ---OK---But remember then to put Tedesco's brother on the same deportation boat!

  • caryzoo Aug 3, 2011

    Lock him up for life.

  • RB aka Spirit Warrior Woman Aug 3, 2011

    "Allicott made a withdrawal from an automated teller machine on Poole Road while driving around with one of the women on June 8, the warrant application states. Investigators used the record of that transaction to find him."

    They always make a dumb move like this that gets them caught, cause committing a crime isn't that bright to begin with.

  • RB aka Spirit Warrior Woman Aug 3, 2011

    cantstand - "Did these assaults happen during day light hours,you just do not see KIA's being used for law enforcement vehicles where I'm from?"

    I think some counties use plain vehicles confiscated during drug deals which just confuses people and leads to stuff like this.

  • RB aka Spirit Warrior Woman Aug 3, 2011

    "Police on Tuesday charged a Raleigh man with impersonating an officer and raping several women over the past year."

    "...over the past year"???

    Why did he get away with it this long? What took them so long to find this animal??

    Praying for his victims, and praying they throw the book at this animal (cause WRAL probably won't let me say what should happen to him).

  • Keyboard Toughy Aug 3, 2011

    "Did these assaults happen during day light hours,you just do not see KIA's being used for law enforcement vehicles where I'm from?" - cantstandya

    Investigators and Narcotics officers use all types of vehicles, even in daylight hours and where you're from.

  • slipscomb9466 Aug 3, 2011

    send him away, his family is waiting.

  • cantstandya Aug 3, 2011

    This guy looks like Shaq.

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