A Perryville man has been arrested for the alleged rape of two underage girls. On May 12, Perryville Police Department officers were advised of a possible runaway female juvenile from Illinois in Perryville. Officers were able to locate her and another juvenile at 11:45 a.m. During the investigation, it was discovered Jesse R. Deere had picked them up at separate locations in Illinois on the night of May 11 and transported them to his residence in Perryville. It was reported he had non-consensual sex with both girls. One girl is 14 years old and the other is 15 years old. Once he was located, Deere was questioned by detectives and admitted to having sex with both girls, saying he believed one was 17 years old. Deere is being held at the Perry County Sheriff’s Department on a $10,000 cash or surety bond on two counts of Statutory Rape 2nd Degree, a Class C felony.