DOVER, Del.- Police have arrested a Dover man accused of raping a pre-teen girl over a two-year period.
Ronald Waid, 41, was taken into custody by Dover police on Wednesday and charged with seven counts of first-degree rape, continuous sexual abuse of a child, aggravated menacing and terroristic threatening.
Dover police said Waid's arrest stemmed from an investigation that revealed he had raped a girl between 2005 and 2007. According to investigators, at the time of the incidents, Waid threatened to kill the child if she told anyone what he was doing to her. The child was 8 when the rapes began, police said.
Following his arrest on the aforementioned charges, Waid was ordered held in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in default of $200,000 secured bond.
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