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Woman arraigned on statutory rape charges

Staff reports • Jan 9, 2013 at 9:03 PM

A Johnson City woman was arraigned Wednesday on charges of statutory rape of a 16-year-old, according to Washington County Sessions Court records.

Johnson City police said in a news release Tuesday that Leslie Ann Foster, 26, 829 Dyer St., admitted to investigators that she “had participated in a sexual relationship” with a 16-year-old and had consensual sex with the juvenile at least five times.

According to a court affidavit, the encounters with the juvenile allegedly took place at Foster’s apartment.

Foster was charged with five counts of statutory rape.

She was being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $50,000 bond Tuesday. During Wednesday’s hearing, her bond was reset to $30,000.

Foster’s next court date was scheduled for Jan. 17 at 9 a.m.

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