Bus driver charged with statutory rape

Jerry Malone accused of having sex with juvenile

POSTED: 9:59 AM Mar 28 2013   UPDATED: 5:59 PM Mar 28 2013

A local bus driver faces a statutory rape charge in Greene County after a five-month investigation by the TBI.

49-year-old Jerry Malone of Greene County is charged with statutory rape by an authority figure, aggravated statutory rape, and purchasing alcoholic beverages for a child.

The TBI says Malone is accused of meeting two juveniles on October 7 of last year and providing them alcohol.

They say Malone is also accused of going to a home with the juveniles, where they say he had sex with one of them.