Authorities: Rape suspect arrested while applying to be sheriff’s deputy

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BOONEVILLE, Miss. — A Booneville man was arrested while trying to trying to fill out a job application with a Mississippi sheriff’s department.

Caleb Byars had reportedly just asked for an application when a woman identified him as the man who had raped her. He was taken into custody and charged, sources reported.

His bond was set at $25,000.