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Truck driver arrested for kidnapping and rape after renting room to teen girl and paying her to ride with him

By Mason White 4:39 PM September 25, 2017
George Anthony Delorme
George Anthony Delorme
By: William Martin

(Scroll down for video) A truck driver is facing a number of charges after he paid for a teenager to ride with him.

The girl took the money before she reported to her uncle that she was being kidnapped.

46-year-old George Anthony Delorme of Fountain, Colorado, was arrested in Florida, after the teenage passenger told her uncle that she was being held against her will.

The uncle called police and officers tracked down Delorme, who was driving a semi-truck carrying other vehicles.

The teenager told police that she was in fear of leaving Delorme because he threatened her. The girl told police that Delorme pointed to a missing girl’s poster at a truck stop and he warned her that if she left, “that will be you.”

The victim also claimed Delorme had a gun. Delorme told police that he paid the girl $750 to ride with him and that she accepted the money.

Delorme met the girl after she responded to a Craigslist ad in which he was looking to rent out a room in his Colorado home. Delorme admitted that he signed a lease with the teen despite the fact that he knew she was a minor.

The girl claimed that Delorme had been sexually abusing her and raping her everyday since she moved in. He however, claimed that his relationship with the victim was not sexual.

Delorme was taken away from the scene in handcuffs. He faces charges of kidnapping – inflicting bodily harm or terrorizing a victim. Bond was set at $50,000.