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Suspect accused of raping 12-year-old girl

By DAVID MELSON - dmelson@t-g.com
Posted 5/28/22

A man charged with rape of a child was in a “caretaker” role, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, was arrested this week.

Joseph Johns, 25, of U.S. 41A South is …

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Suspect accused of raping 12-year-old girl

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A man charged with rape of a child was in a “caretaker” role, according to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, was arrested this week.
Joseph Johns, 25, of U.S. 41A South is being held on $150,000 bond at Bedford County Jail after his arrest this week.
The victim ran away from home in 2021 at age 12, Detective Chris Brown of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office said.
“We felt like the runaway part needed further investigating,” Brown said. “That’s when we discovered other details that led to his charge.
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The following were charged between Wednesday and Friday by the Shelbyville Police Department, Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol or 17th Judicial District Drug Task Force. They are only charged; guilt or innocence will be determined by the courts.
•Tyrone Anthony Edmiston, 30, Anthony Lane; domestic assault; held, $3,000 bond
•Crystal Gail Farrar, 43, Carter Street; violation of probation; released, $1,000 bond
•Enruiqueta Noriega Garcia,47, Bethany Lane; financial responsibility, light law, no driver’s license; summons issued
•Alexander Gonzales Cabrera, 22, Industrial Parkway; driving on suspended license, reckless driving, speeding; released, $3,500 bond
•Christopher Lawrence Hardaway, 21, Ray Street; filing false report, no driver’s license, financial responsibility; released, $3,000 bond
•Francisco Cabrera Hernandez, 57, Murfreesboro; registration violation, driving on suspended license; summons issued
•Luis S. Landeros Rodriguez, 26, Murfreesboro; driving on suspended license; summons issued
•Luis Edel Lara, 34, Morton Street; driving on suspended license, leaving scene of accident; summons issued
•Ashley Jean Laughlin, 28, Murfreesboro; domestic assault; held, $2,500 bond
•Walter Donnie Lloyd Jr., 47, White Road; child support, failure to appear; held, $8,000 bond
•Patrick Hayden Lykins, 19, Lewisburg; speeding, simple possession; summons issued
•Winston Chadrick McClain, 35, Belmont Avenue; theft of property over $2,500; held, $10,000 bond
•Anthony Duane McNeese, 33, Eady Road; seat belt, possession of suspended license; released, no bond
•Keno Antwain Randolph, 38, Sunlite Road; failure to appear; released, no bond
•Edgar Ramero Rodriguez Ortiz, 31, Oak Street; no driver’s license; summons issued
•Gladys Dianne Rohelier, 60, Clara Drive; possession of schedule VI drug, possession of drug paraphernalia; summons issued
•Antonio Antonio Sebastian, 26, Bridlewood Drive; no driver’s license, running stop sign; released, $1,000 bond
•Vachel Ralph Smith, 45, Morton Street; cruelty to animal; summons issued
•Erica Soto Lopez, 24, Murfreesboro; no driver’s license; summons issued
•Tiffany Dawn Taylor, 38, Walnut Street; theft of property over $2,500; held, $10,000 bond

•Natasha Lynn West, 39, Barksdale Lane; failure to appear, bench warrant; held, $20,000 bond

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