BENTON, AR - A local man is behind bars after being charged with raping two juvenile girls.
The Benton Police Department (BNPD) says Mickel Bodiford, 62, is being held on $25,000 bond in the case.
Police say during an investigation that started on Feb. 27, evidence indicated that a rape of one girl had taken place and that there was possibly another victim involved.
Detectives then made contact with Bodiford and arrested him on Feb. 28. He is charged with three counts of rape.
The BNPD says the two victims and Bodiford were acquaintances prior to the incidents taking place.
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