Female counselor charged with raping Delaware teen

 (photo courtesy Dover Police)

(photo courtesy Dover Police)

Dover police say a local substance abuse counselor has been charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy with whom she worked.


Authorities said Monday that 30-year-old Rebecca Adams of Dover is charged with 12 counts of fourth-degree rape, 12 counts of sexual abuse of a child by a person of trust, two counts of providing alcohol to a minor, and continuous sexual abuse of a child.

Adams was being held in custody in lieu of $29,200 secured bond.

Authorities say Adams, a drug and alcohol counselor for Crossroads of Delaware, had ongoing sexual contact with the boy from June until earlier this month.

Police say Crossroads of Delaware has been cooperating with the investigation.

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