Goshen man charged with rape

Published 3:00 am Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A Goshen man is facing rape and sodomy charges in Covington County.

Opp Police Chief Mike McDonald said investigators arrested 19-year-old James Robert Buchanan on Monday.

Buchanan was charged with rape in the second degree and sodomy in the second degree as a result of an investigation conducted by OPD D-shift officer and OPD investigators.

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McDonald said the case involves a minor female.

Both charges are Class B felonies in Alabama. If convicted, Buchanan faces no less than 10 years in prison for each offense.

He is being held in the Covington County Jail on a $20,000 bond.