A 30 year old Smithville man has been arrested for the rape of an eight year old boy.
Jose Juan Reyes of Old Blue Springs Road is charged with two counts of rape of a child and one count of sexual battery. His bond is $135,000 and he will be in court March 14
According to the warrants, Reyes did have unlawful sexual contact with and committed the offense of child rape by sexual penetration of an eight year old boy on two occasions in February at the Reyes residence on Blue Springs Road. He was arrested on Wednesday, March 6
37 year old Russell Allen Blackwell of Sparta is charged with driving on a revoked license. His bond is $1,500.
Sheriff Ray said that on Thursday, March 7 a deputy saw a man operating a vehicle on Short Mountain Highway outside his lane of travel. The officer stopped the vehicle and spoke with the driver, Blackwell. After checking his license, central dispatch informed the officer that Blackwell's license were revoked for a third offense of driving under the influence on January 3, 2008.