Reserve officer faces aggravated statutory rape charge - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Reserve officer faces aggravated statutory rape charge

Ronnie Sims (Source: Memphis Police Department) Ronnie Sims (Source: Memphis Police Department)

(WMC-TV) - A Memphis Police Department Reserve Officer faces an aggravated statutory rape charge.

According to police, Ronnie Sims, 46, was reportedly involved in a sexual encounter with a 17-year-old girl.

Sims, who has been employed by the police department since 2000, has been relieved of duty.  Sims was arrested Tuesday, and is currently in jail on a $20,000 bond.

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