Pleasant Grove man charged with multiple sex crimes

COLUMBIANA – A Pleasant Grove man was recently put behind bars and charged with multiple sex crimes against an adolescent victim.

Jekhari Deonte Rogers, 27, who lists an address on Pleasant Grove Road, was arrested by the Alabaster Police Department on Monday, Jan. 22 and charged with rape in the second degree and sodomy in the second degree.

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Rogers’s arrest warrants allege that he engaged in sexual intercourse with a member of the opposite sex who was older than 12 years old and younger than 16 years old on Dec. 27, 2017.

Second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy are both Class B felonies. Rogers could face between two and 20 years in prison if he is convicted.

As of Tuesday, Jan. 23, Rogers remained at the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $60,000. His case was assigned to Shelby County District Court Judge Daniel A. Crowson Jr. A preliminary hearing date has not been scheduled.