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Man charged with rape, burglary
Richard William Voelker (Submitted photo,)

A Harford County man is being held in Carroll County on $150,000 bond on rape and burglary charges, according to police.

Richard William Voelker, 19, of Edgewood, is charged with second-degree rape, second-degree sex offense, third-degree sex offense, first-degree burglary, second-degree burglary, fourth-degree burglary and theft of less than $100, according to electronic court files.

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Carroll County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a burglary at a vacant house near Taneytown at about 3 p.m. Thursday, according to Cpl. Jonathan Light.

Investigation into the incident later revealed that a sex offense had allegedly occurred at the home between Voelker and an acquaintance, a juvenile, according to Light.

Reach staff writer Heather Cobun at 410-857-7898 or email heather.cobun@carrollcountytimes.com.

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