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Teen arrested on child molestation charges
Case still under investigation
W FLEMING DAIREON LAMARSHA
Daireon Lamarsha Fleming

Statesboro police arrested a teenage male Wednesday who is accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl.

After an investigation, Statesboro Police Det. Kevin Weatherly arrested Daireon Lamarsha Fleming of Pine Street in Statesboro, on charges of aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery, aggravated sodomy and enticing a child for indecent purposes, said Statesboro Police Cpl. Justin Samples.

The reported incident took place at a Peachtree Street location, he said. No further information regarding the incident was available, as the case remains under investigation. Fleming, 17, was taken to the Bulloch County Jail, where he is being held pending further court hearings.

Anyone with information on this or any other case is asked to contact Weatherly at (912) 764-9911.

Anonymous tips may also be submitted to www.tipsoft.com or sent the text “TIPSSPD” followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

 

Holli Deal Saxon may be reached at (912) 489-9414.

 

 

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