Sheriff Paden announced that detectives from his Investigations Division have charged a man with Rape of a child. Sheriff Paden said that Timothy Birch, age 24 of Kimbolton has been charged with Attempted Rape, a felony of the first degree for the sexual assault of a 3 year old boy. The investigation began Monday September 23rd and Birch was charged today following an interview with detectives.
The lead investigator on the case, Detective Aaron Coulter said that Birch was family member to the victim in this case. Det. Coulter also says that additional charges are expected to be presented to the grand jury for consideration in the near future. Birch is currently being held in the county jail and will appear in court Monday.