JAY - A preliminary hearing for a Grove man accused of raping and impregnating a 14-year-old girl is set for July 9, court officials said .
Timothy Joe Mountford, 49, is charged in Delaware County District Court in Jay with second-degree rape and child sexual abuse, both felonies. He is free on $150,000 bail.
According to an affidavit warrant signed in November by Grove detective Sgt. Mark Sheridan, the victim had a seizure at school and was taken to Integris Grove General Hospital.
During the course of the examination, the victim and her foster mother were told the victim was about 11 weeks pregnant, the affidavit states.
When the victim returned home, she confessed to her foster mother that Mountford assaulted her before the current school year began, the affidavit states.
Mountford also confessed to the victim's foster mother about a sexual encounter with the victim, the affidavit states.
The victim was placed in foster care after a previous case in which she was also raped and impregnated.
In that case, Tommy James Isbell, 35, of Jay pleaded guilty to four counts of first-degree rape and 12 counts of forcible sodomy and was sentenced to life, court records show.
Isbell confessed to having sex with the child since she was 9-years-old, but stated the sexual activity was consensual, according to a Jay Police Department investigative report.