Region 8 man accused of 14 counts of rape, appears in court

TRUMANN, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 rape suspect appeared before a Poinsett County Judge Monday afternoon.

According to Poinsett County Prosecuting Attorney Marty Lilly, Gaylon Hinds had his court date continued until July.

Hinds is charged with 14 counts of rape on a 12-year-old girl. Police say Hinds may have had sexual encounters with the 12-year-old and her cousin as many as ten times.

Hinds is scheduled to be back in court on July 2.

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