Firefighter acquitted of charges in rape of Memphis child - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Firefighter acquitted of charges in rape of Memphis child

Roman Bates (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office) Roman Bates (Source: Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

A Louisiana firefighter, who was accused of raping a Memphis child, has been acquitted of all charges. 

Louisiana officers arrested Roman Bates, 57, in 2015. He was wanted on outstanding warrants from Shelby County. 

Bates was a captain in the Baton Rouge Fire Department at the time of his arrest. He worked with the department from 1990 until his arrest in June 2015.

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