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21-Year-Old Towamencin Man Arrested for Statutory Rape

Julius Demetrius V, 21, of Community Drive in Dock Village, allegedly had sexual intercourse numerous times with a 15-year-old girl between April and July 2012

Towamencin Township Police have arrested Julius Demetrius V, 21, of the 100 block of Community Drive in Dock Village, following an investigation of a reported ongoing sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl, police said.

Demetrius V faces 40 felonies and 10 misdemeanors associated with sexual assault of a minor.

Police said Demetrius V had sexual intercourse with the girl between April and July 2012, and some incidents occurred at his home.

Demetrius V is charged with the following, according to court records:

  • 10 felony counts of statutory sexual assault by an individual four to eight years older
  • 10 felony counts of aggravated indecent sexual assault on a person less than 16
  • 10 felony counts of unlawful contact with a minor-sexual offenses
  • 10 felony counts of corruption of minors by a defendant aged 18 or older
  • 10 misdemeanor counts of indecent assault on a person less than 16 years of age

Demetrius V was arraigned August 7 before District Judge Harold Borek of Lansdale and committed to Montgomery County Prison in lieu of $10,000 cash bail, police said.

Demetrius V posted bail August 7, according to court records. There was a non-monetary condition with bail changed at the request of the Commonwealth, according to court records.

A preliminary hearing is set for September 6 at 11 a.m. before Borek. 

Wildone88 August 10, 2012 at 06:26 PM
It was wrong for a man that age to sleep with a 15 year old but more then likely it was consensual between the both of them. Now a day girls are in a rush to grow up and will to anything to seek attention or be accepted. You can't just blame one person when it took two, she probably knew what she was doing and that it was wrong on both of their parts.
Redwillowtree August 11, 2012 at 12:44 AM
Reject Redwillowtree 8:39 pm on Friday, August 10, 2012 15 year old girls don't have the mental capacity to make that decision on their own. Being that age at one point I know how easy it is to be persuaded by an older man, a girl that age wants to feel in with the crowd, they want to show they can hang and keep up with girls older than them. An older guy knows that and knows they can use it to get what they want if they put the pressure on that girl Yes girls now a day are more mature in the way they dress and act but their minds are still that of a young person.
Kristen Mahon August 11, 2012 at 05:14 PM
@Redwillowtree - AMEN! This has happened to me before at the age of 15, amongst many other girls I went to middle school with. No matter how "developed" or maturely dressed a young girl is, they still have the mentally of a child!! Such a shame. He is disgusting!
Kristen Mahon August 11, 2012 at 05:15 PM
*mentality
Chelsea rossmann October 08, 2012 at 10:57 AM
It's nonsense he is being charged. Absolutely absurd. He did not 'rape' anyone against their will. When I was 15 I dated a 22 year old. I didn't file charges on anything because it was my actions, my decisions and like they said, it takes two. They should have a law against minors for touching adults or luring adults. Fair game then.

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