Father, son charged with statutory rape

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By Damon Lawrence

A father and son have been indicted by the Roane County grand jury for alleged sexual crimes.
George William Miles Sr. faces six counts of statutory rape by an authority figure.
His son, George William Miles Jr., faces six counts of aggravated statutory rape. 
Miles Sr., 72, and Miles Jr., 49, have both been arrested on the charges and released from custody, according to Roane County Jail records.


Several of the indictments returned by the grand jury this week were for alleged sexual crimes. 
Michael Jay Runions, 34, faces four counts of child rape. Runions, of 1119 Old North Kentucky St., Kingston, was arrested Wednesday.
William Eric Brownlow, 50, is charged with three counts of child rape. He was also arrested on Wednesday. Brownlow’s address is 291 Shady Drive, Harriman.
Child rape is a Class A felony.
Miles Sr., Miles Jr., Runions and Brownlow are all scheduled to appear in Roane County Criminal Court on Monday.