18-year-old Beauregard man arrested, charged with sexually assaulting 10-year-old

18-year-old Beauregard man arrested, charged with sexually assaulting 10-year-old
18-year-old Jeremiah Wagner, arrested on rape charges (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office)

BEAUREGARD, Ala. (WTVM) - The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man on multiple drug and child sex crime charges.

An investigation was launched into the sexual assault of a 10-year-old Beauregard girl in July 2019.

Investigators developed 18-year-old Jeremiah Terrell Wagner as a suspect and sent a sample of his DNA to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for comparison to evidence obtained from the victim.

The DNA sample was confirmed to be a match for Wagner and a warrant was obtained for his arrest.

Wagner was arrested on Jan. 31 and was charged with rape, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He is currently being held in the Lee County Jail on a $102,000 bond.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact the LCSO at 334-749-5651.

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