Bethany Man Facing Sex Charges Following Investigation

A Bethany man has been charged with statutory rape following an investigation by the Bethany Police Department.

In a statement issued by the police department, 45-year old Jason Wayne Perkins, Sr. is alleged to have committed the offense against a 16-year old victim on January 14th at his residence on South 20th Street in Bethany.

Perkins is not currently listed as being incarcerated on the offense and a court date is yet to be set.