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2 charged with rape at Oakland Park house party

Two men accused of raping two 16-year-old girls early Sunday at an Oakland Park home have no bond, officials said.

Shaquille Porter, 17, and Quentin Lamar Dowell, 20, both face accusations they raped the girls at Porter’s house on Vicky Avenue. Porter faces two counts of rape and is accused of raping both girls. Dowell faces one count of rape, said Columbus Police Lt. Lynn Joiner.

Specifics haven’t been released, though Joiner said the girls were at a party when the alleged rapes happened. Afterward, they called a family member and asked for a ride. The family member spotted the girls walking away from the home around 1:30 a.m., Joiner said.

“When the family member found out what happened, they called 911,” he added.

The girls went to The Medical Center, and detectives began investigating, Joiner said. Porter was arrested at his Vicky Avenue home and booked into the Muscogee County Jail at 4:04 a.m. on charges of obstruction of an officer and disorderly conduct. The rape charges weren’t added until Dowell, arrested at the Columbus Public Safety Building, was booked into jail at 9:42 a.m., jail officials said.

Both men are scheduled for Columbus Recorder’s Court at 2 p.m. Tuesday on the rape charges, though Porter has a court hearing for 8 a.m. Monday on the lesser charges.

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