Perry County man jailed on statutory rape charge - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Perry County man jailed on statutory rape charge

Tyler Goff Tyler Goff
PERRY COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

A Perry County man is behind bars and facing a $100,000 bond for a statutory rape charge.

Tyler Goff, 20, of the Janice Community, was charged with statutory rape of a 14 year-old girl.

“Goff had been having sexual relations with the 14 year-old on more than one occasion and was apprehended after the guardians found the girl missing,” said Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith.

Mississippi State law states that a child under the age of 16 cannot consent to sexual relations with another person.

Goff is currently housed at the Perry County Adult Detention facility.

Copyright 2015 WDAM. All rights reserved. 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Covington Co. schools operating on delayed schedule Friday

    Covington Co. schools operating on delayed schedule Friday

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:45 PM EST2018-01-18 23:45:42 GMT
    Photo credit: Raycom Image Bank School bus graphicPhoto credit: Raycom Image Bank School bus graphic

    After being closed for nearly three full days due to winter weather and dangerous driving conditions, Covington County School District schools will reopen to students Friday, but they will be on a delayed schedule.

    More >>

    After being closed for nearly three full days due to winter weather and dangerous driving conditions, Covington County School District schools will reopen to students Friday, but they will be on a delayed schedule.

    More >>
  • Wayne Co. man pleads guilty to sexually abusing child

    Wayne Co. man pleads guilty to sexually abusing child

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:29 PM EST2018-01-18 23:29:35 GMT
    James Graham Jr. (Photo source: WDAM)James Graham Jr. (Photo source: WDAM)

    A Wayne County man pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a then 10-year-old boy in Jones County Circuit Court on Thursday morning.

    More >>

    A Wayne County man pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a then 10-year-old boy in Jones County Circuit Court on Thursday morning.

    More >>
  • Hattiesburg man jailed in Covington County burglary investigation

    Hattiesburg man jailed in Covington County burglary investigation

    Thursday, January 18 2018 6:24 PM EST2018-01-18 23:24:29 GMT
    Christopher Dale Love (Photo source: Covington County JailChristopher Dale Love (Photo source: Covington County Jail

    A Hattiesburg man wanted on multiple burglary charges in Covington County is behind bars.

    More >>

    A Hattiesburg man wanted on multiple burglary charges in Covington County is behind bars.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly