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Knox County deputy arrested for incest, rape of a child

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Dennis Mills Jr., 43, was arrested Tuesday following a month-long investigation. Dennis Mills Jr., 43, was arrested Tuesday following a month-long investigation.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -

A lieutenant for the Knox County Sheriff's Department was arrested in connection to a rape investigation Tuesday.

Dennis Mills Jr. was handed a set of charges, including rape of a child, statutory rape by an authority figure and incest.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said they began investigating the 43-year-old lieutenant on March 4.

At that time, Mills was placed on administrative leave without pay.

He was booked into jail Tuesday on a $250,000 bond.

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