Update: Caldwell County man charged with rape in Hopkins County | News
HOPKINS COUNTY, KY (WFIE) - New information today on a Hopkins County rape investigation.
Sheriff detectives say 31-year-old Jarrett Collins was arrested in Florida and charged with rape of a female juvenile under the age of 12.
Detectives say Collins is the boyfriend of the victim's mother. The mother came forward to detectives on July 16th. When detectives scheduled an interview with Collins concerning the charges, they say he fled to Florida.
"And then we started tracking his movements," says detective Will Coursey. "Found him in Georgia on the night of the 17th and then tracked his movements through the 21st and found him localized in an area there in Florida."
Jarrett Collins is charged with one count of rape and two counts of sodomy. Officials are waiting to extradite Collins back to Kentucky.