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Lexington Man Held on $100,000.00 Bond for Statutory Rape

Devante Raspberry, of Lexington, Tennessee, was arrested on February 24, 2021 and charged with Domestic Related Assault, Harassment, and Statutory Rape by the Lexington Police Department.
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

Lexington Police Department’s Investigator Tonya Marshall arrested Devante O’Brien Raspberry, age 27 of Lexington, on February 24, 2021, charging him with domestic related assault, harassment, and statutory rape. Raspberry is being held on $100,000.00 bond.

The affidavit on the charge of statutory rape alleges that in the months of December 2020 to February 2021 the defendant “had sexual intercourse with a seventeen-year-old female. This makes the defendant nine years, five months, and 23 days older than the victim.” The affidavits on domestic assault allege that on February 24, 2021 Raspberry struck his girlfriend in the face with his fist, “causing body harm and bruising on the right side…

For the complete article, see the March 3rd edition of The Lexington Progress.

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