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Del. State Police Arrest Sex Offender for Rape

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Tyrone A. Turcotte Tyrone A. Turcotte

KENT COUNTY, Del. – The Delaware State Police have arrested a Tier 2 sex offender after police said he had unlawful sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl.

According to police, detectives with the Troop 3 Criminal Investigations Unit in Dover arrested 22-year-old Tyrone A. Turcotte on Sept. 12. Police said they began investigating after the girl told her mother that Turcotte had touched her inappropriately on several occasions beginning back in June 2014. Police said Turcotte is a non-familial acquaintance of a relative of the victim.

Police said Turcotte, who is a medium risk Tier 2 sex offender, was picked up by troopers at a house in Hartly on Friday.

He was charged with Rape 4th and seven counts of Unlawful Sexual Contact 2nd. He was arraigned at JP2 and committed to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center on $41,000 cash bond.

According to police, they are releasing limited information due to the sensitivity of this case, and in consideration of the victim and their family.

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