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Accused rapist pleads guilty

A sex offender accused of raping and attacking two teenage girls in Paintsville last year has pleaded guilty. Police say Clayton Clouse approached two 12-year-old girls on 6th Street and took them to an area called "Hanging Rock" where he allegedly attacked them. Clouse pleaded guilty to rape, sodomy, and assault charges. Sentencing is scheduled for March 2nd.

Filed under: Johnson Co. | Violent crimes | Court cases


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