A Cherry Point Marine has has been charged with the statutory rape of a 12 year old girl that happened last summer.
Carteret County deputies arrested 20-year-old Bryan Dieppa-Ramirez on February 9th. They say it happened in Newport last July.
Dieppa-Ramirez has already gone before a judge and is being held on a $200,000 bond.
The Marine Corps confirmed that Dieppa-Ramirez was assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, but would provide no additional information.