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Former Franklin Resident Facing 24 Child Sex Charges
Missouri Suspect Booked into Williamson County Jail on $100,000 Bond
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sergeant Charles J. Warner
Public Information Officer
Franklin, TN – Special Victims Unit Detectives have been investigating Jeffrey Rich, formerly of Franklin, since December, 2008. The results of that investigation, centering around sexual activity with two children, were presented to the Williamson County Grand Jury on 12/07/2009. After hearing testimony from investigators, the Grand Jury indicted Rich for multiple counts of Sexual Activity with a Minor, Aggravated Sexual Battery, Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure, and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a total of 24 felony charges in all. Rich’s two victims were relatives under 13 years of age.
Rich, who resided at 1001 Wyndham Hill Lane in Franklin when the investigation began, now resides in Missouri. Following the Williamson County indictments, he was arrested by police in Chesterfield on 12/11/2009, extradited to Franklin, and booked into the Williamson County Jail earlier today. Rich remains in custody on a $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in Williamson County Circuit Court on 12/21/2009 at 8:00 am.
Jeffrey A. Rich
Date of Birth: 07/25/1968
641 Highland Park Drive, Apt. A
Chesterfield, MO 63017
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