Stanley man charged with sex assult
The sheriff’s office reported Wesley Joe Fore, 42, invited the teenager and another girl to his home and provided them with alcohol on April 13.
Fore and the 15-year-old girl left to go to the store, but he stopped the vehicle near Hill’s Chapel Methodist Church where the girl said he assaulted her. The girl is a Stanley resident who knew Fore.
Larry Seagle, public information officer for the sheriff’s office, said the incident was reported by a family member several days later.
Detective Seth Bailey arrested Fore, of 6782 Glover Lane, Stanley, and charged him with one felony count of statutory rape/sex offense of a 13-, 14- or 15-year-old by a defendant six years older. Fore was taken to the Harven A. Crouse Detention Center and placed on a $100,000 secured bond.