Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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Knoxville Man Arrested On Rape Charge

A Knoxville man was taken into custody on a charge of Rape after he admitted to repeated sexual contact with a 9 year-old female over the course of several months.  Danny Alan Gosnell, age 34 was arrested by Detective Chad Morrow and Deputy Matt Ross after being interviewed about the allegations.  Gosnell was living in a camping trailer behind the victim's residence. The victim's parents reported the incident to the Sheriff's Office and because of the seriousness of the incident and age of the victim the investigation was given top priority.  Gosnell is a registered sex offender in Johnson County.  He will appear in court on March 6 for a bond and probable cause hearing.