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MAN JAILED FOR SEXUAL BATTERY FOR SECOND TIME IN TWO YEARS

(Richmond, IN)--A Richmond man with a warrant for sexual battery was taken into custody at his home on North 16th on Thursday.  For 57-year-old Jess Deatherage, it’s his second sexual battery arrest in the last two years.  The last case was pled down to battery and resulted in Deatherage spending three days in jail, according to Odyssey online records.  Details of what Deatherage is alleged to have done this time have not been released.