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Johnson City man charged with raping child

January 28th, 2014 1:32 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City man charged with raping child

Anthony Eugene Newton

A Johnson City man was bound over to a grand jury Monday on multiple sex charges, including eight counts of raping a child.

Anthony Eugene Newton, 49, 314 W. 8th Ave., was arrested Jan. 17 and charged with eight counts of rape of a child, three counts of aggravated sexual battery and two counts of sexual battery by an authority figure.

Newton had a court appearance in Washington County Sessions Court on Monday, and the charges were sent to the grand jury when it meets again.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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