Former Owenton cop charged with rape

Former Owenton cop charged with rape

OWENTON, KY (FOX19) - An Owenton Police officer is no longer on the force after being arrested Thursday, according to Kentucky State Police.

Rufus Shearer, 59, is charged with first degree rape and incest with a person under 18, according to Carroll County jail records.

Kentucky State Police said an investigation is ongoing.

Shearer is currently held at the Carroll County Jail.

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