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Raleigh Man Charged With Sex Offense

Posted January 22, 2003 9:31 a.m. EST

— Durham police investigators arrested Gerald "Mac" McLain, 31, in Raleigh Tuesday and charged him with committing a first-degree sexual offense and obtaining property by false pretense.

Investigators said McLain, who is the manager of the Holiday Inn Express on Guess Road, allegedly told an 18-year-old woman that he was a photographer and would help her assemble a portfolio to be a model.

The sexual assault allegedly occurred during a photography session. McLain is charged with obtaining photos of the teen by false pretense.

McLain was placed in the Durham County Jail under a $500,000 bond.