Former Rutherford County deputy indicted on prostitution charge

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Posted at 9:17 PM, Nov 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-09 22:17:16-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — A former Rutherford County deputy has been indicted for patronizing prostitution, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation announced.

TBI special agents began investigating 35-year-old Kentrell Roper in May, when he was still employed by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. Roper is accused of paying a woman for a sex act.

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He was indicted by a grand jury on November 3 and arrested three days later. He has since been released from jail.