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What Charges will Lead a Juvenile to Adult Court?

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In this day and age it may seem as if more and more children are being charged as an adult in numerous crimes. Despite what you may hear or see on television shows, this is not necessarily the case. However, there are certain crimes that may be committed by a juvenile that could indeed land them in an adult courtroom. Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport tells WGNS what charges often land a child in an adult court…


Over the past six months in Rutherford County, one juvenile in Murfreesboro was charged with the rape of a child. It is unknown if the case has moved forward at this point as juvenile records are not released.

See statistics of juvenile charges in Rutherford County HERE. 

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