Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The court date for an Andrews man accused of raping a pre-teen girl has been delayed, more than four years after the encounters between them allegedly occurred.
The trial for Raymond Christopher Moyd, 34, had been scheduled to begin this week in General Sessions Court, but a continuance was granted before its start date.
Moyd was arrested in May of 2011 after an Andrews woman took her 12-year-old daughter to Georgetown Memorial Hospital when she said she learned her daughter and Moyd were involved in a sexual relationship. According to the incident report from the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office, the woman told deputies she found Moyd and her daughter in the midst of a sexual act the previous day. After speaking with the daughter, deputies said, they were told she and Moyd had sex between five and 10 times over the past two years while they and her mother were living in Baltimore. The daughter added she had sex with Moyd once upon moving to South Carolina, deputies said, and also had sex with Moyd’s 15-year-old nephew several weeks prior to the hospital visit.
Moyd was arrested within the next several days and charged with four counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. More than two years after his arrest, on Oct. 4, 2013, a warrant was issued for his arrest that charged him with failing to appear for a court date in connection to those charges.
He was arrested on Jan. 20, 2014, on that warrant and taken to the Georgetown County Detention Center, where he remains in custody. His next court date has not been determined.
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