By DEUCE NIVEN
A 2012 rape case in the Guideway area has been cleared with the arrest of a Tabor City area man.
Luis G. Maldonado, 22, of Leanna Lane, Tabor City, was charged with first-degree rape, arrested Monday and held at the Columbus County Detention Center under a $25,000 bond, jail records show.
Maldonado is charged in a 2012 case that involved the rape of a child younger than 13, Columbus County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Michelle Tatum said. The incident took place in the Guideway area, Tatum said. Maldonado would have been 17 at the time.
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