Man Accused of Raping Teen in Franklin Waives Hearing

| December 6, 2018

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – A 20-year-old man accused of raping a teenager in Franklin waived his preliminary hearing on Wednesday.

According to court documents, the following charges against 20-year-old Dyquan J. Bailey, of Erie, were waived for court on Wednesday, December 5:

  • Rape Forcible Compulsion, Felony 1
  • Statutory Sexual Assault: 4-8 Years Older, Felony 2
  • Sexual Assault, Felony 2
  • Aggravated Indecent Assault Without Consent, Felony 2
  • Aggravated Indecent Assault – Forcible Compulsion, Felony 2
  • Aggravated Indecent Assault – Complainant Less Than 16, Felony 2
  • Indecent Assault Forcible Compulsion, Misdemeanor 1
  • Indecent Assault-Without Consent Of Other, Misdemeanor 2
  • Indecent Assault Person Less 16 Years Age, Misdemeanor 2

The charges have been transferred to the Venango County Court of Common Pleas.

Bailey is currently lodged in the Erie County Jail on an unrelated crime.

Case Details:

According to a criminal complaint, the known teenage victim had made contact with Dyquan Bailey in the early hours of May 27 by Facebook.

According to the complaint, Bailey went to the victim’s residence in Oil City and picked up the victim to give her a ride to a party in another part of Oil City.

The victim reported that they stopped at Kwik Fill on State Route 8 in Reno for “blunt wraps” then continued south on Route 8. Baily then pulled over on Front Street at the entrance to Grace Church and told the victim to get in the backseat to roll a blunt.

According to the complaint, Bailey got into the back seat with the victim and told her “I’m going to (expletive) you in my back seat” and the victim said “no” and told Bailey “I don’t do that stuff.”

The victim stated that she tried to get out, but the door was locked. She said that Bailey then forced himself on her.

According to the complaint, Bailey was so forceful the victim’s head struck the seat repeatedly, causing her braces to break.

When Bailey was finished, he told the victim to get out of the vehicle, according to the complaint.

Based on the investigation, charges were filed on Tuesday, October 23, in Magisterial District Judge Patrick E. Lowrey’s office.

Other Charges Against Bailey:

Bailey has a criminal history in Erie County. Most recently, he waived a preliminary hearing on third-degree felony fleeing or attempting to elude, second-degree misdemeanor reckless endangerment, and other related charges on Friday, October 12.


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