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Sex offender caught in bed with a 14-year-old girl

By Mason White 5:06 PM November 19, 2014
Fletcher Tilghman 

By: Chan Yuan
A man of Delaware, was arrested after a family member walked in on him having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

The Dover Police Department has arrested 35-year-old Fletcher Tilghman, after his family member caught him performing a sexual act on the 14-year-old girl.

The child was interviewed by the Children’s Advocacy Center, where it was learned that the victim and the 35-year-old man had engaged in sexual intercourse on at least seven separate occasions.

Tilghman, who is a registered sex offender, was charged with seven counts of third degree rape, unlawful sexual contact and unlawful sexual contact on a child by a sex offender.

He was booked into the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, where he is being held on $410,000 bail.