Lawrence Taylor's son arrested on statutory rape, sodomy charges - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Lawrence Taylor's son arrested on statutory rape, sodomy charges

Posted: Updated:
POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. -

The son of former New York Giants legend Lawrence Taylor was arrested in Cobb County over the weekend on statutory rape and sodomy charges.  Lawrence J. Taylor, Jr. was arrested early Sunday morning. 

Police were called to a Powder Springs home regarding an alleged sexual assault about 11:45 p.m. Saturday. Once at the home, Powder Springs detectives spoke with two juvenile females, who both alleged inappropriate sexual contact with Taylor, Jr.

One juvenile claims that a sexual assault occurred on July 6 at Taylor's Powder Springs residence. Another juvenile alleged consensual sexual contact with Taylor in early 2012.

According to the Powder Springs Police Department, Taylor, Jr., 31, faces three felony charges, which include statutory rape, aggravated child molestation, and statutory aggravated sodomy. 

TMZ.com reports his accuser, who is under 16 years old, claims Taylor Jr. forcibly performed oral sex on her.

Taylor, Jr.'s father is currently on probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor charges of having sex with a 16-year-old prostitute.

Taylor, Jr. is being held without bond at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center, according to Powder Springs police.

Click here to read the full story on TMZ.com.

 

  • More Local NewsMore>>

  • Authorities investigate threat at Paulding Co. High

    Authorities investigate threat at Paulding Co. High

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-04-24 12:32:55 GMT
    Paulding County authorities are investigating a threat that came into Paulding County High School on Thursday morning.
    Paulding County authorities are investigating a threat that came into Paulding County High School on Thursday morning.
  • DOJ announces clemency overhaul

    DOJ announces clemency overhaul

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:26 AM EDT2014-04-24 11:26:14 GMT
    The Justice Department moved Wednesday to significantly expand the number of people eligible for clemency.
    The Justice Department moved Wednesday to significantly expand the number of people eligible for clemency.
  • One shot, 1 injured in West Midtown robbery

    One shot, 1 injured in West Midtown robbery

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-04-24 10:53:24 GMT
    Authorities are on the scene of a shooting in the Berkley Heights neighborhood in NW Atlanta.
    Authorities are on the scene of a shooting in the Berkley Heights neighborhood in NW Atlanta.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices