A Milton man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a child.
Investigators charged Stephen R. Edgar, 23, of 885 Middle Line Road with one count of second-degree rape.
The Sheriff’s Office said Monday that Edgar contacted the agency to complain that neighbors in his mobile home park wanted to harm him, and were spreading rumors that he had a sexual relationship with a girl younger than 15 years old.
The investigation revealed that he had had sexual relations with a 13-year-old girl, deputies said.
Edgar was arraigned in Town Court and ordered jailed in lieu of $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 bond.