A Macon police officer accused of the statutory rape of a 15-year-old resigned from the force Friday.
Precinct 4 Officer Rory Qualls, 23, resigned after being arrested on charges of statutory rape involving a 15 year-old female he met on an Internet dating site in July, according to a police news release.
The incident was reported to Macon police Thursday by the mother of the girl, the release stated.
Qualls was released from the Bibb County jail late Friday on a $11,200 bond, according to the jail website.
Qualls, who moved to Macon for police training in September 2012, was sworn in as an officer in March.
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