A 32-year-old Macon man was arrested and charged today with statutory rape of a juvenile, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office began its investigation on August 18 after receiving a report on the matter, Chief Deputy Scott Hall said in a statement.
The reputed rape occurred at a residence in the Kevin’s Court area of Hollister.
With assistance of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office, Detective R.B. Biggerstaff charged Justin Richardson with statutory rape of a child less than 15.
Richardson received a $150,000 bond and September 16 court date.
He was familiar with the victim, Hall said this evening.