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Forsyth woman charged in connection with alleged rape
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A Cumming woman has been charged in connection with the alleged rape of a Dawsonville teen.

Cortnie L. Jenkins, 35, was arrested last week on a single enticing a child for indecent purposes charge and four counts of party to a crime.

The charges are felonies.

Dawson County jail records show she is being held without bond.

Investigators have accused Jenkins of facilitating the arrangement of a 15-year-old girl at a home on Maple Lake Ridge in southeastern Dawson County where she was reportedly raped in mid-July.

"She solicited the juvenile to join in with the sexual act and transported the juvenile to that location," said Dawson County Sheriff's spokesman Capt. Tony Wooten.

Garry Leon Gattes, 35, who was staying at the home at the time but has an address listed in Cumming, was arrested July 16, days after the teen reported the assault to her family and later to authorities.

"Ms. Jenkins was present at the time and did nothing to stop the acts of crime against the juvenile," Wooten said.

Described as a friend of the girl's family, Gattes was charged with child molestation, rape, aggravated child molestation and aggravated sodomy.

He was also charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes and pandering.

 

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