Police: Dover Airman Held On $100K Bond After Being Found With Teenage Girl

Dover Police

Dover – The Dover Police Department has charged an airman stationed at Dover Air Force Base with Second Degree Rape, according to Dover Police.

On November 14th, 2017, officers from the Dover Police Department were contacted by the guardian of a runaway 14-year-old girl who learned her daughter was allegedly staying in the Dover Country Club Apartments with an unknown person, according to police.

Officers responded to the apartment and contacted the juvenile and 21-year-old Zepplin Taylor-McGinness, according to police. Officials said the juvenile was returned to the guardian and the Dover Police Department and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations launched a joint investigation into the matter.

During the investigation, it was learned that Taylor-McGinness allegedly engaged in sexual acts with the victim on several occasions, according to police. On February 5th, 2018, Dover Police detectives arrested Taylor-McGinness without incident and charged him with four counts of Second Degree Rape and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (harboring a runaway), according to police.

Taylor-McGinness was committed to JTVCC in default of a $100,050 secured bond.

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