DOVER, Del. – Police charged an airman stationed at Dover Air Force Base with raping a runaway 14-year-old girl.
Authorities say Dover police were contacted in November by the girl and her guardian, who learned that the girl remained in a local apartment complex.
Officers went to the apartment, where they the girl and the 21-year-old Zepplin Taylor, McGinness.
Dover police and the Air Force Office of Special Investigations launched a joint investigation, in which they learned that Taylor-McGinness had allegedly engaged in sexual acts with the girl on several occasions.
Taylor-McGinness this week was arrested and charged with four counts of second-degree rape and child endangering.
He was being held in lieu of $100,050 secured bond. It was not immediately clear whether Taylor-McGinness has a lawyer.