A 28 year old Chattooga County resident who was facing charges of rape saw the charges all reduced to misdemeanor counts according to records from Chattooga County Superior Court.

Kristopher Ryan King had been charged with raping a woman in 2007.  According to reports at the time of his arrest in 2008, law enforcement was not able to locate the victim – King had been serving time in another jurisdiction when he was arrested on the charges of rape in Chattooga County.

He was charged in court last week with midemeanor sexual battery and misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to 1 year in prison with credit for time served in the county jail.