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Carlisle man accused of raping 7-year-old girl

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CARLISLE — A 33-year-old Carlisle man is accused of raping a child, according to court documents and a report by the Carlisle Sentinel.

Joel B. Kime is in Cumberland County Prison, charged with felony rape of a child, criminal attempt to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault of a child, corruption of minors, and indecent assault of a person younger than 13 years of age, court documents say.

Police say Kime raped a 7-year-old girl and forced her to watch pornographic materials multiple times over the span of a year to a year-and-a-half, beginning in late 2014 or early 2015.

Kime was arrested Thursday and taken to Cumberland County Prison in lieu of $99,000 bail, according to court records.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Kime at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 6 in front of Magisterial District Judge Jonathan Birbeck.