Paragould Man Arrested on Rape Charges

SEPTEMBER 17, 2004 - Posted at 7:46 a.m. CDT

PARAGOULD, AR - State and Greene County authorities have arrested a 37-year-old rural Paragould man on two counts of rape.

Robert Penny was arrested Wednesday after a joint investigation by the Arkansas State Police agency's Crimes Against Children division following allegations of sexual assaults having been committed against two female juveniles in Greene County.  Penny is charged with two counts of rape.

Penny is being held at the Greene County jail on $250,000 bond.