A Jackson woman facing a rape charge is out on bond after an investigation revealed that she had sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.
Laquisha Anderson, 21, was arraigned at 8 a.m. Tuesday in Jackson City Court on a charge of statutory rape. The release said Anderson has been released from the Madison County Jail on a $10,000 bond.
The release said Anderson surrendered at the Jackson Police Department, located at 234 Institute Street, Tuesday morning.
Anderson's preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on March 21 in Jackson City Court.
The release said on Feb. 23, a woman reported to police that she suspected her granddaughter was romantically involved with an adult woman. The investigation indicated that the adult and teen have been in a relationship that was of a sexual nature.
The Tennessee Department of Children's Services was notified about the allegation and the investigative findings, the release said.
Anyone with information about any crime is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400 or Crime Stoppers at 731-425-8477 (TIPS). You can also submit a cyber tip at 424tips.org and click on “web tips”.