Rape arrest made
Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 5:43 pm
The Messenger, July 6, 2010
A Union City man has been arrested and charged with rape.
David Kerns of 422 West Jackson St., Apt. 1, was arrested and charged with rape-forcible sodomy and aggravated rape-rape by force on Wednesday after he allegedly raped a Union City man on June 29.
According to a Union City Police Department report, which was obtained by The Messenger today, an officer was called to the emergency room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City June 29 for a victim who was reporting a rape.
The victim gave a written statement to the officer and submitted to a rape kit, which was performed by hospital staff. Kerns was arrested in Rives by the Obion County Sheriff’s Department. He was arraigned on Thursday, made bond and was released.
The names of rape victims are not reported by The Messenger.