Bedford Co. Deputy charged

BEDFORD COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - A Bedford County Sheriff's deputy has been arrested and indicted for allegedly raping a woman.

TBI officials say an investigation into 31-year-old Joseph Guthrie, a deputy with the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, began in February for allegations of him sexually assaulting a woman at a house party back in October 2019. 

Investigators later indicted Guthrie on an aggravated rape charge. 

He was arrested and booked on Monday at the Bedford County jail on $35,000 bond. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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