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Bail set at $100k for Mt. Vernon man charged with sexual assault

May 31, 2017

Ronnie Starr

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Bail has been set at $100,000 for a 42-year-old Mt. Vernon man arrested by Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies over the weekend for an alleged sexual assault.

According to sheriff’s reports, Ronnie R. Starr was arrested just before midnight Saturday. The sheriff’s office had received a report early Saturday morning from someone saying they had been held against their will and sexually assaulted by Starr.

After a day-long investigation and the execution of a search warrant, deputies were able to locate Starr and take him into custody. He was transported to the Jefferson County Jail with bail set at $100,000.

Starr is being held for alleged aggravated domestic battery, aggravated criminal sexual assault, and unlawful restraint.

 

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