Zepplin Taylor-McGinness, a Dover airman, try accused of raping a 14-year-old girl. (Photo: Dover Cops)
A Dover airman accepted to detectives this individual raped a 14-year-old girl as many as five times over a couple of months after fulfilling this lady on Tinder, as outlined by documents.
Authorities discover the 2 along, based on documents.
Zepplin Taylor-McGinness, a 21-year-old place at Dover environment power groundwork, was actually detained by Dover authorities Monday as a result of a study that started in November, law enforcement stated Thursday.
He was faced with four counts of second-degree violation and risking the benefit of a child by nurturing an out of control. Reported on court papers, Taylor-McGinness knew she was actually 14.
Delaware rule says a child of 14 a long time cannot agreement to sex.
Taylor-McGinness certainly is the third Dover airman accused of raping a young adult over the last 12 months.
From inside the Taylor-McGinness instance, an officer ended up being notified from young adult’s guardian on Nov. 14 which Delmar woman was at the Dover nation pub Apartments with Taylor-McGinness, per documents.
A Dover authorities grasp corporal informed the officer this is “the second amount of time in recently available season” the teen have run away and been discovered with Taylor-McGinness, as mentioned in court papers.
Court documents said the man assured authorities during one situation your ex is 14 and a runaway.
Dover authorities spokesman Professional Cpl. Tag Hoffman said law enforcement had no evidence of wrongful conduct as soon as the two initially were receive together and not would acknowledge they’d got love-making. Whenever law enforcement receive all of them along once again in November, Hoffman believed, there seemed to be proof of wrong-doing, but he or she wouldn’t claim exactly what it got.
The atmosphere power workplace of specialized examinations questioned Taylor-McGinness on Nov. 30, per court papers. Throughout interview, they mentioned to having love with the lady many times on their bed, based on court papers. They claimed he then’d satisfied this lady on Tinder.
Hoffman said the Air pressure turned the actual situation on to the state, which resulted in their criminal arrest on mon. The Air power directed query to Dover law enforcement along with Attorney regular’s company.
“Airman 1st classroom Zepplin Taylor-McGinness was assumed angelic until proven embarrassed beyond an inexpensive question. But most people take all claims significantly as erotic assault are a criminal activity which violates our personal key ideals,” an Air power spokesman stated in a contact.
Two Dover airmen — 25-year-old Airman high grade Dalian Arizona and 21-year-old Airman top notch Akeem Beazer — comprise energized in April with trying to keep and raping a 15-year-old runaway on standard.
Both pleaded embarrassed. Washington is sentenced after this month.
Beazer, that’s from Pompano shore, Florida, was sentenced in Wilmington latest thirty days by U.S. region legal determine Gregory Sleet after appealing accountable to love-making use of a small in April.
“i used to be taken advantage of by Woody,” his victim, today 17, blogged in a letter study for the judge which used Beazer’s nickname. “I imagined he treasured me, it ended up being a tale.”
Beazer was with Washington when he initial satisfied the victim in September 2016, reported by court documents. She’d escape from an abusive house, court papers said, as well as chosen the girl upward at a place store.
These people won the back once again to the bottom and raped this lady, as stated in court public records. He was sentenced to two-and-a-half several years in jail.
Beazer advised the determine their particular union ended up being recommended “to try to let the out of this circumstance.”
“we produced problems,” claimed Beazer, that has no criminal background before this apprehension. “i did not wish deliver them to the bodies because I did not like to land in this case.”