No freedom for man accused of urging TN girl to film rape
The Wisconsin man accused of convincing a 14-year-old Tennessee teen to film her adoptive father raping her will remain in custody for the moment.
A U.S. magistrate judge declined a bid Tuesday afternoon by lawyers for Bryan D. Rogers, 31, to let him go pending prosecution in U.S. District Court in Madison, Wisconsin.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Peter Oppeneer set a Feb. 21 arraignment for Rogers, who has been held in the Dane County, Wisconsin, jail since earlier this month.
Authorities say Rogers traded online messages with a Monroe County girl from late December until mid-January, when he traveled from Wisconsin to Tennessee, drove her away from her home and hid her in his mother's basement.
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