Hearing set in rape caseJune 16, 2020 | Courts
NEWIRK — A preliminary hearing is set for Justin Alexander Starnes, 21, Ponca City, in Kay County District Court on Sept. 10.
Starnes is facing felony counts of second degree rape and distribution of marijuana.
Ponca City police report Starnes is accused of having consensual sex with a 15 year-old and sharing marijuana with the teen.
Det. Sgt. Brian Dye reports Starnes denies the allegations.
In a second case Starnes is facing two drug charges. He is free on bond.