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BENTONVILLE — An Arkansas man is accused of raping a 16-year-old girl.

Colton James Keith, 18, was being held Monday in the Benton County Jail with bail set at $15,000.

The Benton County sheriff's office received a report Oct. 12 indicating a 16-year-old girl was raped while having a seizure, according to a probable cause affidavit.

The girl was interviewed at the Children's Advocacy Center of Benton County where she explained she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and stress triggers seizures, according to court documents.

The teen said she went to lie down and tried to tell Keith a seizure was coming on and the next thing she remembered was waking up with Keith on top of her, according to the affidavit.

The girl's mother said when her daughter has a seizure it can last up to 30 minutes and she appears to be sleeping.

The mother told Keith in a text message what he did was wrong and he raped the girl because she was unconscious and couldn't consent, according to the affidavit. Keith apologized and asked the mother not to press charges and told her she could have someone beat him, according to the affidavit.

Keith's arraignment is scheduled for Dec. 3 in Circuit Judge Robin Green's court.


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  • MaxCady
    October 30, 2018 at 10:52 a.m.

    NWA, so livable. Bentonville must be a sanctuary city for perverts.

  • Murphy01
    October 30, 2018 at 11:19 a.m.

    Hopefully when he gets to prison a corrupt guard will smuggle
    in some of the synthetic weed, and we can be done with him
    sooner than later.

  • mrcharles
    October 30, 2018 at 12:54 p.m.

    They of course are elites. Here is another example of their party.
    Has anyone heard how hucksters favorite Josh Duggar is doing?
    Funny he doesnt look muslim.

  • itryed
    October 30, 2018 at 1:48 p.m.

    Under the jail

  • ZeebronZ
    October 30, 2018 at 7:18 p.m.

    Lowest of the low! What a scumbag!