Caruthersville man arrested on warrant for multiple rape charges

Caruthersville man arrested on warrant for multiple rape charges

CARUTHERSVILLE, MO (KAIT) - A man from Caruthersville was arrested on a warrant for multiple rape charges.

According to Caruthersville Police Chief Tony Jones, Roberto Slaughter, 37, was arrested on Ward Avenue at East 12th Street Wednesday afternoon.

Slaughter was arrested for charges including three counts of first degree statutory rape, two counts of second degree statutory rape, statutory sodomy and tampering with a victim or witness in a felony prosecution.

Slaughter was taken to the Pemiscot County Justice Center. He is being held on a $200,000 bond.

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