The 14-year-old female who accused a fellow student of raping her at Wilde Lake High School told police the incident happened Monday inside a choir room, according to the statement of probable cause filed in court documents.
Police said that the school provided evidence that shows the girl and DeShawn Rasheed Jones, 17, entering and leaving the choir room, as well as the 14-year-old taking one of her friends to the restroom after it happened, according to the documents.
Jones is currently being held on $500,000 bond, according to court officials. He is being charged as an adult with second-degree rape, second-degree assault and false imprisonment.
Patch contacted a woman who said she was Jones' mother on Wednesday. The woman said she couldn't comment on the incident at the moment per the lawyer's advice. Attempts to contact Jones' lawyer on Thursday were not successful.
According to the court documents, the 14-year-old freshman told police Jones, a junior at Wilde Lake High School, texted her to meet him in the auditorium and that he wanted to tell her something.
She said she refused and instead asked Jones to come to her class, which he did, according to the documents. She told Jones she was going to lunch, but that she would walk with him, police said. While they were walking, Jones asked her to go to the roof with him, which she declined, according to documents.
Then, police said Jones said he wanted to see the dance hallway and, once there, Jones started looking in the choir room, where there are three practice rooms, according to the documents.
Police said Jones then pulled her into one of the rooms, which contained two pianos, a chair and a window, and had sex with her, according to court documents. The 14-year-old tried to refuse, but she told police he was stronger than her and his body was blocking the door, police said in reports.
Afterwards she went to the lunchroom and grabbed one of her friends, took her to the restroom and told her what happened, according to the documents. After lunch, she went to her next class and told another friend what happened, according to court papers.
Evidence provided by the school to police shows the 14-year-old leaving the choir room shortly before Jones, as well as leaving the lunchroom immediately after the incident with her friend, according to the statement of probable cause.
A Howard County schools spokesperson said that most school rooms are occupied during the school day, and if unoccupied, there is an expectation that they are locked. The spokesperson said the school system is fully cooperating with police on their investigation.
Police said they also questioned Jones who said he had texted the girl, that they walked around the school and ended up in the choir room where sexual contact occurred, according to the documents.
The documents stated Jones has lived in Columbia for five months near the 6000 block of Laurel Wreath Way in Columbia, previously he had an address in Randallstown.
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