A Perry County business owner is in jail charged with rape.
New Lexington Police Sgt. Rick Cline says just before 9:00 Wednesday night officers arrested 61-year-old Donald Dutiel.
Dutiel is the owner of Dutiel Rental Properties in New Lexington.
Sgt. Cline says he was then transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
He says the case has been sent to Perry County Prosecutor Joe Flautt for criminal charges related to the incident which took place in New Lexington on July 9th.