Hillsville woman was allegedly babysitting the victim at her apartment

Last updated: July 01. 2014 9:47PM - 11887 Views

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A Hillsville woman is facing charges of rape and attempted sodomy with a 15-year-old juvenile she was babysitting at her residence in Laurel Ridge Apartments.


Tammy Renee Stuckert, 37, of Hillsville, is charged with rape by force, threat or intimidation, as well as attempted sodomy by force, threat or intimidation. According to Hillsville Police Department Investigator Alan Gravley, the offense allegedly took place June 21 at Laurel Ridge Apartments in Hillsville. Stuckert was arrested June 24 when she turned herself into the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, Gravley said.


According to Carroll County Commonwealth’s Attorney Nathan H. Lyons, a complaint against Stuckert was made to the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office. Patrolman Robert Martin of the Hillsville Police Department responded to the complaint and turned over his findings to Investigator Gravley, who consulted with the Commonwealth’s Attorney for charges.


Lyons said Stuckert made a statement to authorities about her alleged role in the June 21 incident.


“She was a babysitter for the juvenile victim,” Lyons said, adding that the alleged offenses took place in Stuckert’s residence at Laurel Ridge Apartments.


Stuckert is currently being held in New River Valley Regional Jail in Dublin with no bond. Lyons said no court date has been set yet in Carroll County Juvenile Court.


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