Former Fayetteville coach faces 55 new sex offense charges

Rodney Scott

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – A former Fayetteville coach is now facing an addition 55 sex offense charges, Fayetteville police confirmed.

Rodney Scott, 50, of the 2300 block of Vestal Avenue, was originally arrested May 2 on a sex offense charge involving a juvenile. Since his arrest, four other victims have come forward.

The 55 new sex offense charges stem from one victim, investigators said. The victim was a foster child in Scott’s care at the time of the alleged incidents.

Scott is facing 65 total charges, including indecent liberties with a child, sexual activity by a substitute parent.  He is now being held under a $11.8 million bond.

Lt. John Somerindyke said calls have been pouring in regarding sexual assault accusations against Scott.

Fayetteville police have set up a line dedicated solely to calls related to Scott. The number, (910) 433-1163, will be staffed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Callers may leave a voicemail message with their name and phone number after hours for follow up during the next business day.

TIMELINE:

2003
March – April
One count indecent liberties with a child
Age of alleged victim at time: 15 years old

2006
June – August
Two counts Statutory sex offense with a child
Age of alleged victim at time: 15 years old

2007
April – May
Four counts of statutory sex offense with a child
(same alleged victim as 2006)

2014
March – December
11 counts statutory sex offense
11 counts sexual activity by a substitute parent
11 counts indecent liberties with a child
11 counts child abuse by sexual act
11 counts crimes agianst nature
Age of alleged victim at time: 13 years old

2015
April
One count indecent liberties with a child
Age of alleged victim at time: 14 years old

2016
May 1
Two counts of statutory sex offense with a child
Juvenile victim

May 2 to May 13, 2016
Scott charged with 65 total crimes against five alleged victims. His bail increased from $100K to $11.8 million.

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