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Bus driver charged with statutory rape

By Preston Ayres, payres@wcyb.com
Published On: Mar 28 2013 08:59:29 AM CDT
Updated On: Mar 28 2013 04:59:27 PM CDT
GREENE COUNTY, Tenn. -

A local bus driver faces a statutory rape charge in Greene County after a five-month investigation by the TBI.

49-year-old Jerry Malone of Greene County is charged with statutory rape by an authority figure, aggravated statutory rape, and purchasing alcoholic beverages for a child.

The TBI says Malone is accused of meeting two juveniles on October 7 of last year and providing them alcohol.

They say Malone is also accused of going to a home with the juveniles, where they say he had sex with one of them.