Bristol, TN child rape suspect arrested


A man wanted for child sex charges in Bristol, Tennessee was taken into custody at an area motel.

A report issued Friday by Washington County, Virginia Sheriff Fred Newman said Brandon Scott Tuell, 20, was found at Red Carpet Inn on Lee Highway in Bristol, Virginia on Thursday afternoon and was arrested without incident.

Tuell is charged with five counts of rape of a child and four counts of statutory rape, the report said. He is being held without bond in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Abingdon.