Cleveland man charged with statutory rape, sodomy


Michael Eugene McGuire

CLEVELAND, Ga. – White County authorities arrested a 37-year-old Cleveland man Monday who is charged with sodomy, two counts of statutory rape and aggravated child molestation.

White County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Rick Kelley said the arrest followed the investigation of a report that Michael Eugene McGuire was having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female.

Kelley said McGuire made his first appearance in court Tuesday and a bond hearing is set for next week. McGuire is currently being held in the White County Detention Center without bond.



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