Dothan Rape Arrest

A Dothan man has been arrested and charged with raping a child.

Thirty-six-year-old Willie Gerome Blackmon was booked for first degree rape.

He's accused of raping a child under the age of 12. Investigators say the victim is in satisfactory condition.

Blackmon's being held in the Dothan City Jail without bond.

If convicted, Blackmon faces a minimum mandatory sentence of 25 years in prison.