Sevierville man charged with child rape
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.