JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Craighead County District Court judge found probable cause Wednesday to charge a Jonesboro man with rape.
A week after police arrested Samuel Jamal Parchman-Haggins, 20, of Jonesboro on child pornography charges, he appeared in court on a new charge of rape of someone younger than 14 years of age.
On Tuesday, June 21, a 13-year-old girl told an Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children investigator she and Parchman-Haggins engaged in a "sexually explicit conversation on Facebook" on June 13, according to court documents.
The girl said she and Parchman-Haggins made plans to meet for a sexual encounter that afternoon.
The victim told the investigator Parchman-Haggins arrived at her house just before 4 p.m., and they had sex in her bedroom.
According to the affidavit, Parchman-Haggins disposed of a used condom in the trash container in front of the girl's home.
At 5:42 p.m. that day the girl reportedly sent another Facebook message to Haggins asking "if he was going to return."
On Wednesday, the judge set his bond at $150,000.
Parchman-Haggins remains in the Craighead County Detention Center.
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