Enterprise Rape Suspect

A Geneva County grand jury has handed down several sex-related indictments against Kenneth Stedman.

The 38-year-old Enterprise resident allegedly maintained a four-year relationship with a girl that is believed to have started when she was just nine years old. The victim is now fourteen.

Several of the offenses reportedly occurred inside Geneva County.

Stedman faces two-counts of rape, and two-counts of sodomy, he's been released from jail under a $50,000 bond.

Enterprise Fire Chief Byron Herring would only confirm that Stedman has been placed on administrative leave with pay.

Stedman is not to have any contact with the teen.

Authorities say he could face additional charges stemming from the case.

At this time, his next court date has not been set.