Rolla Man Charged With Maries County Rape
A 19-year-old man from Rolla has been charged with the statutory rape of a 14-year-old.
Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said Dayton Branstetter was arrested Wednesday afternoon.
Heitman said that on April 18, the sheriff’s office got a report about the contact.
Deputies arrested Branstetter after an interview. He has been charged with three counts of statutory rape.
A court date still needs to be set.