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Two St. Andrews students accused of rape in dorm room

Posted September 8, 2014

Jemson Villard, left, and Janicento Williamson
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— A university in Laurinburg says it is cooperating with local police after reports that a student showed up at a local hospital reporting she had been raped.

Police said Monday that they were called on the morning of Aug. 30 to Scotland Memorial Hospital, where the 18-year-old victim, a student at St. Andrews University, said two men raped her in one of their dorm rooms following a social gathering.

Jemson Villard, 21, of Salisbury, Md., and Janicento Williamson, 20, of Rocky Mount, also students, were arrested Thursday on charges of first-degree rape and first-degree sexual offense.

They were out of jail Monday on $30,000 secured bonds.

Saint Andrews spokeswoman Melissa Hopkins said both Villard and Williamson have been suspended and removed from their dorms.

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  • 678devilish Sep 9, 2014

    Universities and colleges in the state of North Carolina should set a policy and stick to it. The policy should be NO MEN IN THE LADIES DORM ROOM AND NO LADIES IN THE DORM ROOM. IF THE POLICY IS BROKEN IN ANY WAY, THEN SEND THE MAN OR LADY HOME TO THEIR PARENTS. iN A DORM ROOM IN WILMINGTON, NC A YOUNG LADY WAS KILLED IN HER DORM. WAKE UP PARENTS AND UNIVERSITY, COLLEGES ITS NOT TO LATE TO DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS. LIKE YESTERDAY! NOW!

  • 678devilish Sep 9, 2014

    Why do young ladies continue to put themselves in this position? You are better than this. Never allow the men to hang around in your dorm room. Did not your parents teach you anything? Or you just think because you are 18 and above you are grown. But its takes a lot to be grown and mature.

  • 678devilish Sep 9, 2014

    These kinds of things will continue to happen everywhere, until the university/colleges says enough is enough. Stop young men from entering the ladies dormrooms. Stop ladies from entering the men's dorm room. There are places on campus to be with your friends. A dorm is like a bedroom in your parents home. You just don't allow your man friend or lady friend to go there. Its all about respect.