Crime, Manning, Washington County

Sheriff’s Office: Cornelius man arrested on rape charge met victims at ‘Dairy Queen near Manning’

A booking photo of Darby Martin, courtesy WCSO

A Cornelius man was arrested on Wednesday on charges of rape in the first degree, sex abuse in the first degree, delivery of a controlled substance, and encouraging child sex abuse.

Detectives with the Violent Crimes Unit of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are seeking additional victims of the alleged crime. 

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According to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Darby Martin, 27, of Cornelius and an employee of the Manning Dairy Queen, was arrested after an ongoing two-month investigation where . . .

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