WILMORE — A Wilmore man was charged Wednesday with rape and sexual abuse of a girl younger than 12, police said.
Tommy Dean Deering, 41, faces charges of first-degree rape, first-degree sexual abuse and first-degree sodomy, said Jessamine County Deputy Sheriff Allen "Doodle" Peel.
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The crimes allegedly occurred from August 2006 to October 2008, Peel said.
Deering was lodged in the Jessamine County jail.