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Man charged with sex crimes against teen

Posted March 4, 2010 10:16 a.m. EST

— A 37-year-old Fayetteville man was arrested Thursday morning on sex charges involving a 15-year-old girl, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office.

Willie Roman Futrell, of 4745 Friar Ave., faces charges of statutory rape, statutory sex offense and crimes against nature.

Detectives said that Futrell took the victim to a hotel and engaged in sexual acts with her.

He was being held in the Cumberland County Jail Thursday under a $150,000 secured bond. His first court appearance was set for Thursday afternoon.

Futrell was sentenced to probation in 2007 after being convicted of assault by strangulation, assault on a female, committing false imprisonment and communicating threats, according to state Department of Correction records.