Multiple Count Rape & Sexual Battery Arrest – Joshua Tyler Horton

Media Release

Joshua Tyler Horton

On March 22, 2011, the Hendersonville Police Department received a report of a sexual assault to three juvenile girls by a thirty year old male subject who resides at 1080 West Main Street in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The alleged perpetrator was identified as Joshua Tyler Horton.


Joshua Tyler Horton was arrested for the following charges by Detective Seneca Smith.


Two counts of rape

Two counts of Sexual Battery

Three counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor

Possession of Schedule six narcotic

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia


Joshua Tyler Horton was booked into the Sumner County Jail on a $100,000 Thousand Dollar bond with a court date set for April 13, 2011 at 9 a.m.         .


The investigation continues and anyone having information about this incident, or other possible victims is asked to contact Detective Seneca Smith or Detective Sergeant J.D. Coarsey at 615-264-5303. Photograph attached.



Master Patrol Officer Marshall Furman served Joshua Tyler Horton with six additional counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor tonight at the Sumner County Jail. These charges are the result of continuing investigation and the location of three additional juvenile girls who had come into contact with Joshua Tyler Horton. Investigation continues.