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Tennessee man arrested in northeast Arkansas for rape

Jerry Carter (Source: U.S. Marshals) Jerry Carter (Source: U.S. Marshals)
LEACHVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

A Tennessee man was arrested in Region 8 on charges he faced in his home state.

According to Bob Clark with the U.S. Marshals Service, Jerry W. Carter, 39, of Monroe County, Tennessee, was arrested on 8 counts of child rape.

Clark said the marshals service had been searching for Carter for a year. Clark said he was living in a trailer in Leachville.

The marshals were helped by the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office and the Leachville Police Department.

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