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Middlesboro man charged with sexual offenses involving a juvenile

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Dillon Nichols - BCDC

On Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 22-year-old Dillon Nichols of Middlesboro was taken into custody and booked into the Bell County Detention Center on sexual offenses.


The criminal complaint taken out by KSP Detective Jake Middleton states that between June 15, 2020 and June 20, 2020, Nichols "being 21 years of age or more, did engage in sexual intercourse with another person, age 15." constituting a rape - 1st degree charge. He received a sodomy - 3rd degree charge for "being 21 years of age or more, did engage in deviate sexual intercourse with another person, age 15." He was also charged with unlawful transaction with a minor - 1st degree for "knowingly inducing, assisting, or causing a minor (age 15) to engage in illegal controlled substances.


Nichols also had a failure to appear charge served on him for burglary - 3rd degree, receiving stolen property (firearm), and theft by deception under $500. He was additionally charged with fleeing or evading police (on foot) and resisting arrest.


He is being held without bond on the failure to appear charges.



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