COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - A teenager from the Florida Panhandle is charged with rape in the Golden Triangle.
Police in Columbus arrested William Mathew White, 18, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Monday at a motel in the city and charged with statutory rape.
Detectives say they got a report last month that White was having an illegal relationship with someone under the age of 14.
A judge set bond for White at $75,000.