Bedford County man facing rape of a child charges

Jun 08, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Above is the photo/image that was released by the BCSO

A Bedford County man is behind bars after multiple charges involving child sex abuse. According to the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department, Rustin Bowen, age 37, is now in custody and charged with rape of a child, incest, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and sexual battery.

Bowen is being held in the Bedford County Jail on $250,000 bond.


The Bedford County, TN Sheriff's Office released the following statement: "A Bedford County resident is in custody after an ongoing investigation into a 2022 child sex abuse allegation. As a result of this investigation by the Bedford County Criminal Investigation Division, Rustin Bowen has been charged with the Rape of a Child, Incest, three counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery, and Sexual Battery. He is being held in the Bedford County Jail on a $250,000 bond."

Source: Bedford Co. Sheriff's Office

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