A man has been booked into the Rhea County Jail on five counts rape of a child.

59-year-old Jerry Defore was booked into jail Friday afternoon.

Details of his arrest are unavailable at this time. 

Defore is also facing a felony evading by motor vehicle charge.

A bond has not been set yet.

According to a spokesperson at the jail, Defore is set to go before a judge on Tuesday.

Channel 3 will keep you updated on this developing story.