NASHVILLE- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation arrested a Marshall County man in Lewisburg yesterday on a multiple count indictment handed down by the Marshall County grand jury for sexual crimes committed against a female child.
Stephen Douglas Smith, 52, of Cornersville, Tenn. was indicted on one count of rape of a child under age 13, four counts of aggravated statutory rape of minor and 40 counts of especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor. The 17th Judicial District Attorney General requested TBI investigate Smith in May 2013. The investigation revealed that between May 2008 and November 2011, Smith committed crimes against the victim. He was considered a friend of her family.
Smith was booked into the Marshall County Jail yesterday on $100,000 bond.