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Duluth teen to face judge today

LAWRENCEVILLE -- A Duluth teen facing charges stemming from alleged sexual acts with two young girls will be in court for a probable cause hearing today.

Jamelle Choyce Foster, 19, is accused of having sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old Sweetwater Middle School student and receiving oral sex from a 15-year-old Berkmar High School student on the same March night at his Breckinridge Boulevard apartment.

Foster, who Gwinnett County Public Schools officials said is not a Gwinnett County student, has been in jail without bond since last Tuesday.

He faces statutory rape and aggravated child molestation charges.

According to the warrants for his arrest, Foster engaged in sexual activities with the two girls sometime during the night between March 17 and 18.

Due to the complexity of the case and "several other suspects, victims and witnesses that are juveniles," Gwinnett County police did not release the full report, spokesman Cpl. Edwin Ritter said.

According to the motion for bond obtained by the Gwinnett Daily Post, Foster was arrested in Ohio on June 4, where he was attending a family member's graduation. The Atlanta Institute of Music student had not left the state until May 25, 40 days after a warrant for his arrest was issued.

Foster's Lawrenceville-based lawyer, Tony A. Taylor, declined to comment on the case Monday.