A Morehead City man is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl.
Carteret County deputies have charged James Stevens with with statutory rape, crimes against nature, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and indecent liberties with a child.
Deputies say the 25-year-old man is accused of having sex with the teen, who they say is an acquaintance of the suspect.
Stevens had his first court appearance Wednesday morning and is being held on a $200,000 bond.
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