Press Release From St. Clair County Sheriff

Austin Rhodes – On November 19, Austin Rhodes, 19, Lowry City, was arrested on a St. Clair County Warrant for a Felony charge of Statutory Rape or Attempted Statutory Rape – 1st Degree – Person Less than 14 Years of Age. The bond was set at $25,000 cash only.

The arrest was made after a St. Clair County deputy received a report from a local parent that their daughter had been raped. Austin Rhodes was named as the assailant, and a report was taken alongside evidence further incriminating Austin was collected.