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Hope Mills man charged with sex acts with a minor

Posted March 24, 2010 5:35 p.m. EDT

— A Hope Mills man was charged Wednesday with engaging in sexual acts with a 14-year-old girl, according to Cumberland County Sheriff’s Detectives.

Billy Mac Vinson, Jr., 43, of 4601 Jefferson St., was charged with statutory rape, kidnapping and taking indecent liberties with a minor.

The girl told investigators that Vinson gave her drugs and forced her to have sex with him. The encounter allegedly occurred between Nov. 22 and Nov. 24, 2008, at a home on Cubby Circle.

Vinson was being processed into the Cumberland County Detention Center Wednesday evening. No bond information was available.