DAMASCUS, Md. (WJZ) — Four Damascus High School students were indicted by a Grand Jury on rape charges Thursday.
Fifteen-year-olds Caleb Thorpe, Kristian Jamal Lee, Jean Claude Abedi and Will Smith were indicted on eight counts each late Thursday in Montgomery County court.READ MORE: Man Shot, Critically Wounded In East Baltimore Saturday, Baltimore Police Say
They were indicted on one count of first-degree rape, three counts of attempted first-degree rape and four counts of conspiracy to commit rape.READ MORE: Fort McHenry Celebrates New Citizens, Defenders Day Saturday
The hazing took place on Halloween in the men’s locker room and involved a wooden broomstick, according to reports. All of the people involved were junior varsity football players.
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday.MORE NEWS: Man In Stable Condition After He Was Shot In Face While Driving Early Saturday