An 84-year-old county commissioner in southeast Georgia was arrested and charged with baby molestation and sexual battery on Wednesday after a four-month investigation, authorities mentioned.
Reginald Loper has served practically twenty years as a commissioner in Effingham County, west of Savannah. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation mentioned the county sheriff requested the bureau in January to research allegations of child sex abuse involving Loper.
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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation assertion gave no different particulars on what prompted Loper’s arrest.
“He has served the county and his constituents nicely for practically twenty years,” Loper’s fellow commissioners mentioned in assertion, “and we pray for him and his household as they cope with this example.”
It was not instantly identified whether or not Loper had an legal professional.