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Double Arrest Made in Child Rape Investigation

William Beene, III  |  Brandy Hawkins
Image courtesy MCSD

An investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division, the Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office, and the 12th Judicial District Drug and Violent Crime Task Force has led to the arrest of two people on multiple counts of Child Rape.

Officials say 48-year-old William Beene, III, of Sequatchie County, and 43-year-old Brandon “Brandy” Hawkins, of Marion County, were arrested.

Both Beene and Hawkins will appear in the Marion County General Sessions Court for a bond hearing on Wednesday, September 20, 2023.