Bradley Madden charged with statutory rape; extradited to Tennessee

Courtesy: Macon County Sheriff's Office
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MACON COUNTY, Tn. (WBKO) - UPDATED: February 5, 2016 - Bradley Madden changed his mind on extradition Wednesday night and signed off on being sent to Tennessee according to the Macon County Sheriff's Office.

Madden is being held in the Macon County Jail on four counts of statutory rape until his first Tennessee court date on February 12.

UPDATED: February 4, 2016 - Bradley Madden is fighting being sent to Tennessee to face four counts of statutory rape.

According to the Simpson County Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Madden appeared in District Court today and did not waive extradition to Tennessee. He also requested a Governor's Warrant, which is required when you refuse extradition.

Madden has a court date set for February 12th at 9:00 am in Macon County, Tennessee.

Bradley Madden has been charged with four counts of statutory rape in Macon County, Tennessee.

The Macon County Sheriff's Office confirmed the charges Wednesday afternoon.

The charges stem from incidents that are accused of occurring with an underage girl in the summer of 2015.

A court documents states that Madden is accused of engaging in sexual activity with someone younger than 18 years old, but older than 13 years old.

The Macon County Sheriff's office stated that they had placed a hold on Madden, and he would need to be extradited to Tennessee.

Madden is currently in the Simpson County Detention Center for Intimidating a Participant in the Legal Process and Terroristic Threatening, 3rd Degree, for comments he made on the Scottsville Police Department Facebook page.

His last court appearance in Allen County was December 9. If a grand jury doesn't indict him on those charges within sixty days of that date, his bond will be exonerated and he'll be able to leave Kentucky custody, only facing the charges in Tennessee immediately. The possibility of an indictment would still be there from a grand jury in Kentucky after the sixty day period.

His bond in Macon County has been set at $15,000.

Madden was accused of making threatening comments regarding his the arrest of his father, Timothy Madden.

Timothy Madden was arrested and indicted in 2015 for the rape and murder of 7-year-old Gabbi Doolin.

The Tennessee State Government website defines statutory rape as "the unlawful sexual penetration of a victim by the defendant or of the defendant by the victim when: (1) The victim is at least thirteen (13) but less than fifteen (15) years of age and the defendant is at least four (4) years but less than ten (10) years older than the victim; or (2) The victim is at least fifteen (15) but less than eighteen (18) years of age and the defendant is more than five (5) but less than ten (10) years older than the victim... Statutory rape is a Class E felony."

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