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Rape charges dropped against Athens man

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Rape charges against an Athens gang member have been dropped and the alleged victim now facing charges.

23-year-old Rodney "Ra-Ra" Lomnick was originally charged with rape after the alleged victim, Tamara Peterson, told police Lomnick grabbed her by the neck and forced her down on a bed.

This week Peterson admitted to the judge, it didn't happen.

The 21-year-old was taken into custody for filing a false report.

Charges against Lomnick have been dismissed.  
       

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