Man charged with raping 12-year-old

Joe Moberly

Madison County deputies arrested a man on a Madison County warrant Wednesday afternoon that charges him with three counts of second-degree rape (no force), two counts of second-degree attempted sodomy and three counts of second-degree attempted sexual abuse for allegedly having sex with a 12-year-old.

According to the warrant, between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, Joe Moberly, 19, Robbinsville Loop Road, Richmond, had sex with the 12-year-old at least three times when he was 18 and knew that the victim was 12.

He also sexually abused the victim at least two times and had the victim perform other sexual acts at least two times, the warrant states.

Moberly was arrested at his home and was taken to the Madison County Detention Center. He was released a couple of hours after he was booked into jail, according to online jail records.

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