• Police: Gastonia man accused of raping minor arrested


    GASTONIA - A Gastonia man has been arrested on accusations that he raped a 14-year-old girl.

    Police say Maderkis Rollinson, 32, is charged with rape and indecent liberties with a minor.

    Officers also said the charges are based on two separate incidents that happened last year.

    Rollinson has also been charged with possession of cocaine.

    He remains in jail on $200,000 bond.

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