Brother of accused child rapist arrested for raping 12-year-old

Brother of accused child rapist arrested for raping 12-year-old

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Jerry Wayne Sills (Source: LaFollette Police) Jerry Wayne Sills (Source: LaFollette Police)

LAFOLLETTE (WATE) - The brother of man accused of raping two young children was arrested on his own child rape charges.

Jerry Wayne Sills, 44, of LaFollette, was arrested on Jan. 10 for a May 2010 incident involving a 12-year-old.

Sills is the brother of Jeffery Thomas Sills, who was recently arrested on child sex charges involving a 10-year-old boy and a seven-year-old girl.

According to a police report, Jerry Sills was arrested for kissing and inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl and trying to force her to touch him.

On Jan. 10, LaFollette police went to the home of Jerry Sills to serve a warrant for rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery.

Officers said Sills was found hiding in an armoire and had to be physically removed from the furniture.

Sills continued to scream and resist arrest until officers threatened to spray him with a chemical spray.

Jerry Sills was taken to the Campbell County Jail.

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