Note: This story appears in the Wednesday, May 15 newspaper on Page A5.
OAK HILL — An Oak Hill man accused of rape following a sexual misconduct investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has since been indicted by the Jackson County Grand Jury.
Travis Levi Beavers, 26, of Oak Hill, is currently incarcerated in the Jackson County Correctional Facility.
He faces five first-degree felony counts of rape and five third-degree felony counts of gross sexual imposition of three girls ages 6 to 11 between Aug. 1, 2018 and April 4, 2019.
Investigators, working with the Jackson County Prosecutor Office, served a search warrant to the Bucklick Creek Road home on April 13, taking Beavers to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office for questioning. Following the questioning of Beavers, investigators took him into custody for a first-degree felony count of rape of a minor.
The results of the investigation, as well as the victims’ interviews, were later forwarded to Jackson County Prosecutor Justin Lovett for review. The prosecutorial review resulted in the case being presented to a Jackson County Grand Jury in early May, where the 10 indictments were levied.
The case will proceed through the Jackson County Common Pleas Court. No court dates have been scheduled at this time.