Officials with the Elmore County Sheriff's Office confirmed the arrest of Chris McWaters, 32-years old, of Tallassee, on Tuesday, Oct. 15. According to ECSO Captain C.B. Ogden, McWaters was charged with first-degree rape and sexual abuse of a 15-year-old female.
Bond was set at $60,000 for first-degree rape and $15,000 for first-degree sexual abuse.
Currently, McWaters is free on bond. This case will go before the Elmore County Grand Jury. McWaters is innocent until proven guilty.