JAY An Afton man has been arrested and charged with sexual misconduct with two teenage girls.

Tommy Hoover, 59, has been charged with two felony counts of rape by instrumentation, two felony counts of forcible oral sodomy, one felony count of rape in the second degree and one felony count of lewd molestation in alleged incidents occurring between March and October of last year with two underage females.

According to the probable cause affidavit filed in district court, Hoover, on two separate occasions fondled both girls, and had sex with the younger one on one of those occasions. The younger girl claimed that Hoover gave her $20 after the assault. Both girls stated they were afraid and did not resist his advances.

Hoover is incarcerated in the Delaware County Jail in lieu of a $275,000 bond. He will return to district court on Fri., Feb. 29 at 9:30 a.m.