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Bainbridge man convicted of battery, rape charges dropped

Jamere Smart (Source: Decatur County Jail) Jamere Smart (Source: Decatur County Jail)
BAINBRIDGE, GA (WALB) -

Rape charges have been dropped against a Bainbridge man. 

Jamere Smart was arrested in August of last year after a woman told Bainbridge Public Safety officers that he raped her and threatened her with a gun.

He was charged with rape and battery. 

The victim has since recanted her statement.

The rape charge was dropped, but Smart was convicted of battery. 

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