Man accused of raping teen arrested in Beaufort County

BEAUFORT COUNTY - Deputies have arrested a man who allegedly raped a female teen in Beaufort County.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, 41-year-old Hallie Halloway III (a.k.a. "Ronnie"), of Washington, has been charged with second-degree rape, statutory rape of a person 13, 14 or 15 years old by a defendant more than six years older than the victim, and indecent liberties with a child.

Investigators said Halloway allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl in a vehicle on the shoulder of Whootentow Road, east of Washington. Deputies said they received the report at about 6:48 p.m. on Jan. 9.

Halloway turned himself in on Monday. He was being held in the Beaufort County Detention Center on a $300,000 secured bond.

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