Sevierville man charged with child rape

Jul. 24, 2013 @ 11:30 PM

Police here have charged a local man with rape of a child after he allegedly admitted to molesting a child under 12 years of age.

Joseph Robert Kritikson, 18, of 1025 Pullen Road in Sevierville, was released from the Sevier County Jail after posting $250,000 bond.

According to the arrest warrant, the offense happened within the last week.

Kritikson allegedly confessed to the crime when confronted about the allegation, according to the warrant.

jfarrell@themountainpress.com