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34-year-old man arrested for the rape of an 8-year-old child

Story by Shannon Taylor Senior Investigative Reporter

On Jan. 9 Investigator Kerry Workman with the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department was informed of female child sexual assault allegations made against 34-year-old Andrew Daniel Webster of Palmersville.

During the investigation it was disclosed by an 8-year-old female juvenile that Webster penetrated her vagina using a sex toy, took explicit photos of her unclothed vagina along with allowing her to view pornographic videos and pictures.

During the investigation the 8-year-old female juvenile disclosed that Webster made unwanted sexual contact with her vaginal area. The juvenile confirmed that all incidents occurred in Palmersville.

Webster has been arrested and booked at Weakley County Jail. He has been charged with rape of a child, sexual exploitation of a minor and aggravated sexual battery.

Webster has previous charges over the past years including driving on a suspended license, possession of paraphernalia, simple exchange, failure to appear, driving while license revoked, carry weapon domestic violence order of protection, reckless endangerment deadly weapon involved, aggravated assault, assault bodily injury x2, assault attempt and theft dating back to 2008.

DISCLOSER: Information obtained came from the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department affidavit provided by Investigator Kerry Workman and Weakley County court records.


  1. Dana Ring on February 15, 2023 at 2:18 pm

    Please lock this pervert up and don’t let him back out. He has repeatedly offended and once a child molester always a child molester. Protect our children not offenders. So glad he is out of the community!

  2. Concerned citizens on February 28, 2023 at 10:33 am

    So why is he out and still has custody of his kids? Our system is failing these children!

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