Man arrested on deviate sexual assault charges

Photo Source: Scott County Sheriff's Department
Photo Source: Scott County Sheriff's Department

A Bertrand man is behind bars tonight accused of two sexual offenses.

According to the Scott County Sheriff's Department, prosecutors charged 23 year-old Darrell Wilkerson with several charges including deviate sexual assault.

Sheriff Rick Walter said his department was notified about the alleged crimes a few days ago and started an investigation.

Deputies ultimately ended up arresting Wilkerson late Monday afternoon.

Sheriff Walter says his office was able to make an arrested because of cooperation between his department and the Beacon Health Center.

Wilkerson is in jail on a $25,000.00 cash only bond.

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