A?BRIDGERULE?man has been sentenced to 12 years in jail after being found guilty of rape and indecency charges. The case against William Samuel John Jenkin was heard at Exeter Crown Court from January 3 to 5. The defendant was found guilty of one count of rape; three counts of indecent assault; and three counts of indecency with a child. He was found not guilty on the judge's direction of one count of indecent assault and one count of indecency with a child. He had denied all the charges. Jenkin was sentenced to a total of 12 years in prison. SEE the Cornish & Devon Post Series for the full court report.