Arrest made in rape of 12 year-old girl in Palmyra

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A man wanted for raping a 12 year old girl in Palmyra in April is in police custody in Virginia. Roger Valdez, 38, of Arlington, Virginia, is accused of rape of a child less than 13 years old, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful contact with a minor, aggravated indecent assault of a child less than 13 years old and corruption of minors.

Police say Valdez communicated with the 12 year-old girl online. He picked her up on April 27th and took her to the Dutch Motel in Palmyra. Police say he had sex with the victim multiple times. The victim reported it to police the next day.

Valdez was tracked down with assistance from the FBI and the Arlington County Police Department. He will be extradited to Pennsylvania for prosecution.

4 comments

  • Michael Blackcrest

    "April 27th and took her to the Dutch Motel in Palmyra. Police say he had sex with the victim multiple times. The victim reported it to police the next day.
    "Police say Valdez communicated with the 12 year-old girl online"

    Now I am going to say this man should not be charged, At all. was the girl under age, yes. But did the man actually know she was 12, or like so many young ladies did she lie about her age. She wasn't stalked, she wasn't forced into sex. It was a agreed get together online, And clearly this wasn't her first rodeo. Next she reported it the following day. I hope folks are actually thinking in this. If you wanna blame some one. i suggest, the girl for being a tramp, the girls parents for raising her to be a hotel hooker, And well, lets be honest, take a long look at todays society. Nope. No one is actually guilty here.

    • RespondingToStupid

      You're so stupid. He's guilty of statutory rape. Doesn't matter if she told him how old she was. Did he ask? At 12, you have no idea what a tramp is, but way to go for the slut shaming right away, even though she's the victim. How old does she look? My guess is no over 18…so what's a 38 year old man doing with her in the first place!?

      Let's just hope nothing like this ever happens to YOUR daughter. Then I'd really like to see your reaction to parents raising their kids to be a "hotel hooker."

  • guest

    Ok yes sad but WTF is wrong with this girl? She went willingly, some people just deserve what they get for being so retarded.

    • Guest

      She's 12. Kids don't always make the wisest decisions. Any adult that would blame this girl must be a pedo. Don't like how they caught one of your kind huh?

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