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Raleigh man charged with raping child

Posted August 5, 2011

— A Raleigh man faces charges that he raped a child under age 13, according to arrest warrants.

Marlon E. Mendoza-Mejia, 24, of 5423 Gunnett Road, was charged Thursday with first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sex offense against a child. He was placed in the Wake County jail under a $4 million bond.

The warrants state that Mendoza-Mejia abused the child in April. The exact age and gender of the child weren't given.


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  • Surrey Hills Aug 5, 2011

    would have to be a small person to go after a child

  • nanasix Aug 5, 2011

    My 1st question is: "IS HE AN ILLEGAL IN OUR COUNTRY"? If so, this is one I want to see fried, not deported. My gut says he's here illegally, guess Mexico will object if he gets a death sentence.

  • UNCfuturealumi Aug 5, 2011

    Send him on his way..

  • Glass Half Full Aug 5, 2011

    Another life sentence that'll never happen.

  • Rebelyell55 Aug 5, 2011

    What a sick individual.