Tuesday, September 29, 2020
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Fentress Man Charged With Statutory Rape

A 21-year-old Fentress County man faces charges of statutory rape after a TBI investigation.

Stewart Dwain Matthews turned himself in Wednesday evening to the Fentress County Sheriffs Department. He was booked into the jail on $1,000 bond.

Matthews is accused of sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl. The inappropriate sexual contact found during the TBI’s investigation. The TBI began investigating Matthews after a request from District Attorney General Jared Effler.