Task force arrests 3 men wanted for sex crimes in Shelby County

Updated: Apr. 27, 2019 at 12:53 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A task force arrest three men accused of sex crimes in Shelby County.

The United States Marshals Task Force targeted the men and, with help from Shelby County Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Team, arrested them over the course of 10 hours.

Frederick Rodgers was the first brought into custody. Rodgers was arrested Friday night at 11:30 on Hunters Lake Road.

He faces charges of aggravated rape and especially aggravated kidnapping.

Kenneth Gaines was then arrested Saturday morning.

Gaines was taken into custody on N Germantown Parkway at 9 a.m. He's charged with rape of a child, statutory rape by an authority figure and sexual battery.

Montrell Hillard was the last arrested. He was taken into custody at 9:30 a.m. on Oakmont Place.

He faces charges of rape where the victim was a 14-year-old disabled child, according to U.S. Marshals.

All three men were taken to Shelby County Jail without incident.

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