Two men are behind bars in connection to rape charges. John Coggins and Clint Causey are accused of raping a now 14 year-old girl several times over the past 3 years. According to investigators, the suspected incidents took place at a home on Smith Chapel Road in Boaz and were reported by a family member.
Causey and Coggins were arrested and are charged with rape. Both were taken to the Etowah County Detention Center. Coggins is being held on a $50,000 surety bond and Causey is being held on a $125,000 surety bond. As a condition of their bonds, neither Coggins nor Causey is allowed to have contact with the victim.